Friday Links!From C. Lee, and this is quite an interesting read: The problem with the skyscraper wind effect. Here's a series of BBC articles on elements from the periodic table, and they're excellent:
Calcium, building block for the world
The world's insatiable hunger for phosphorus
Flourine (How 1970s deodorant is still doing harm)
The fatal attraction of lead
Technetium (The element that can make bones glow)
More links from C. Lee, and this is excellent: Why the falling cost of light matters.
From Steven Davis, and this is very cool: How to make Leonardo da Vinci’s self-supporting bridge. This is very clever: Paper Cutouts by ‘Paperboyo’ Transform World Landmarks into Quirky Scenes.
From Theo Halloran, and this is a fascinating article: Hockey’s biggest shift: Fifty years of evolution in NHL coaching.
From Wally, and these are amazing: COLLECTABLE HIERONYMUS BOSCH FIGURINES. This is thought-provoking: The Like Button Ruined the Internet. This is a very, very large rooster: The Biggest Rooster You'll Ever See.
This is an amazing story: The Man Who Used His Nose to Keep New York’s Subways SafeThe Man Who Used His Nose to Keep New York’s Subways Safe.