Friday, March 03, 2017

Friday Links!

Light in quantity but high in quality this week.

From Syndi Riley, and this is a very moving short film: ESPN’s 30 for 30 Short | I Am Yup’ik.

From Steven Davis, and this is a fascinating NOVA episode: The Origami Revolution.

From C. Lee, and this is absolutely mind-blowing: Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich. This is a fascinating interview: The real causes of the worst drug crisis in US history.

From Craig Miller, and these pictures are fantastic: Action Figures Come To Life In Stunning Images By Japanese Photographer.

From DQ Reader My Wife, and these are outstanding: Artist Shows How To Repackage Junk Food So That Hipsters Would Buy It.

From Wally, and if you're into military history, this is an excellent read: Rorke’s Drift: A Military Assessment.

Here are a few long reads, and they're all fantastic:
The Mastermind (master criminal)
Prince of the Forty Thieves (just read it--it's amazing)
The Arc of the Sun (a pigeon race in South Africa)
The Wreck: On the eve of the Civil War, a nightmare at sea turned into one of the greatest rescues in maritime history. More than a century later, a rookie treasure hunter went looking for the lost ship—and found a different kind of ruin.

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