Friday Links!From Daniel Wilhite, and this is some disturbing news about our old adversary kudzu:Invasive kudzu drives carbon out of the soil, into the atmosphere.
From Dave Schroeder, and this is a fascinating economics read: The Rise and Fall of Professional Bowling.
From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and this is mind-blowing: Thousands of leaked KGB files are now open to the public. Also, and this is stunning, it's Saharan remains may be evidence of first race war, 13,000 years ago.
From Eric Higgins-Freese, and this is quite mesmerizing: She Takes A Photo: 6.5 Years.
From Scott Gould, and this is excellent: Watch How This Supermarket Got People To Buy Their Rubbish…
From Sirius, and this is quite beautiful: The first 1000 digits of pi.
From Rob, and this is best viewed on a PC: THEN & NOW: Watch Detroit change before your very eyes.
From Marc Klein, and this is a terrific read: The Surprisingly Savvy Weird Al Internet Machine. Also, and I've known about this for years, it's What playfulness can do for you: research discovers the many benefits of being a goofball.
From Jesse Leimkuehler, and this is such a moving story: Teenage son discovers his deceased father's ghost car in Xbox rally game.
From Meg Lawrence, and man, this is so beautiful: Permanent Link to This 144-Year-Old Wisteria In Japan Looks Like A Pink Sky.
From Jonathan Arnold, and this is an entirely wonderful idea: Rejected (Disney) Princesses.
From Matthew Teets, and this was a noble endeavor: My 14-Hour Search for the End of TGI Friday's Endless Appetizers.