Friday, April 01, 2016

Friday Links!

Here's a terrific longform piece about America's first: Massacre on Ninth and Main: How a Forgotten 1903 Murder Spree Became America’s First Modern Mass Shooting.

From Brian Witte, and this is a remarkable story: Slaughter at the bridge: Uncovering a colossal Bronze Age battle. Also, and this is amazing, it's How to tell if a T. rex is expecting.

From J.R. Parnell, and these are just unbelievably beautiful images: The International Space Station Experiments With Long-Exposure Photography.

From Wally, and I had no idea: Brian Eno With Cats. Next, and this is an incredible story: The Strange Case of a Nazi Who Became an Israeli Hitman.

From Andy, and I totally approve of this initiative: The Internet Is Hilariously Renaming Animals In The Spirit Of Boaty McBoatface. Also, and this is an excellent explanation of all this, it's Thanks For Ruining Another Game Forever, Computers.

From Steven Davis, and this is a remarkable depiction of an incredible struggle: Amazing animation shows how the Allies bombed Hitler and Nazis into submission. Next, and this is fascinating, it's The fight against food fraud. Next, and as I have a Rock Band fondness for drums, I found this particularly interesting: The man who makes those drums sound so good. This is tremendous: A Remarkable Goblet Drumming Performance by Erdem Dalkıran. This short documentary is utterly fantastic: Glass: An Oscar-Winning Documentary Short on Dutch Glassblowing from 1958.

From Paul Adams, and this is a fantastic read: How one programmer broke the internet by deleting a tiny piece of code.

Ending this week, from Marc Klein, and what a path this has been: What Happened to Tiger Woods? It's the Most Vexing Question in Sports.

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