Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday Links!

From Eric Higgins-Freese, and it's unbelievable: Archaeologists Discover Perfectly Preserved 168-Year-Old Ship in the Arctic Ocean.

From David Yellope, and what an incredible story: Frankie Dettori: Jockey recalls 'Magnificent Seven' at Ascot 20 years on.

From Meg McReynolds, and this is quite amazing: Building a 13th-Century Castle in the 21st Century.

From Nate Carpenter, and I have no words: Like ‘rugby on horses’ with a decapitated goat: Inside first U.S. team at World Nomad Games.

From 3Suns, and this is incredible: Watch This F-16’s Autopilot Save an Unconscious Pilot’s Life.

Mike G. actually sent me a different link, but on the same page was this headline, and who could possibly pass this up? Witches Allegedly Stole Penises and Kept Them as Pets in the Middle Ages.

From Wally, and these always amaze me: THE AMAZING TRIPLE SPIRAL (15,000 DOMINOES).

From Guy Byars, and this is a fascinating and muddled story: After the Vietnam War, America Flew Planes Full of Babies Back to the U.S.

From C. Lee, and this is amazing: People born blind do math with their visual cortex. Next, and I hope they do a better job, than we do, it's Scientists develop official guidance on robot ethics. Next, and this is quite a read: Survival secret of 'Earth's hardiest animal' revealed.

From Wally, and these are remarkable images: Abandoned stadiums and crumbling arenas. This next link is NSFW and also very, very funny: Seanan's Epic Owl Adventure. If you're not paying attention in Burglar Training School, this is what happens: THIEF BREAKS INTO INDIO YMCA, STEALS FAKE CASH FROM TOY REGISTER.

From Steven Davis, and this is terrific: Magnus Carlsen - Felleskjøpet commercial. Next, and this is an interesting read, it's Why Do Tourists Visit Ancient Ruins Everywhere Except the United States?

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