Friday Links!Leading off this week, from Steven Davis, and this is just an incredible read: Satchel Paige and the Championship for the Reelection of the General.
From C. Lee, and this is fascinating: The best way to win an argument. Next, and this fellow was quite a badass: Eric Brown, unflappable British test pilot who set world records, dies at 97. Next, and this is a very witty essay, it's A Point of View: What does vanilla yogurt have to do with the secret of happiness? Next, and this is amazing, it's Dazzling animation “Kaizo Trap” shows what being sucked into an expert game would look like.
From 3Suns, and this is a fantastic story: STOWAWAYS AND CRIMES ABOARD A SCOFFLAW SHIP.
Steven Davis Part II, and this is amazing: Extraordinary Interactive Hi-Res Exhibit of Bosch’s ‘Garden of Earthly Delights’. Also amazing: Illustrations Brought to Life in Picture Book ‘Vento’ by Virgilio Villoresi and Virginia Mori. Next, and this quite a story, it's Why Dozens of U.S. President Statues Sit Deteriorating in a Rural Virginia Field. Boy, this is ingenious: A 3D Printed Sundial Displays Time Like a Digital Clock. One more, and what a story: THE WOW FACTOR: Few could have guessed that the league's return would become so bloody, bitter and, most of all, emblematic of how power in the NFL truly works.
From Wally, and this is a great read: How to Drop a Gulfstream IV into a Ravine: Habitual Noncompliance. Also, and this is entirely wonderful: We are HAPPY from Kerguelen. This is very clever: Amazing Time Lapse Wood Shop Restoration.
From Frank Regan, and this is excellent: Night and the City: Chris Donlan plays through L.A. Noire with his dad, who grew up in the city in the 1940s.
Here's a fantastic read by my favorite sportswriter (Patrick Hruby): How Football Pulled The Trigger: Former college football player Zack Langston took his own life at age 26. He never played in the NFL, but doctors found CTE in his brain.
Closing out this week, and it's a tremendous article: PrintMore NBA The real Hoosiers tale: Crispus Attucks.