Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday Links!

If you want to see a busker destroy a subway, it's your day: Subway performer stuns crowd with Fleetwood Mac's "Landslide"- Chicago, Il- Blue Line, Washington S.

From Lummox JR, and this was a long time coming: Voynich manuscript: the solution [Note: except now this interpretation is also being disputed. Here you go: Has a Mysterious Medieval Code Really Been Solved?]

From Brett Harper, and this is an absolutely amazing story: The last surviving sea silk mistress.

From Steven Davis, and this is utterly fascinating: The Curious History of the Magic Lantern—and the Man Who Collected Hundreds of Them. Incredibly whimsical: The Renaissance Artist Whose Fruit-Faced Portraits Inspired the Surrealists.

From Brian Witte, and here we go again: A Simple Design Flaw Makes It Astoundingly Easy To Hack Siri And Alexa. Next, and these are so spectacular, it's Bird Photographer of the Year 2017.

From D.F. Prosser, and this is certainly flawed, it's thought-provoking:: THE QUESTION OF CULTURAL APPROPRIATION.

From Wally, and these are outstanding: Truth in Advertising: The Funniest Car Names. This seems appropriate, given current trends: ‘Bring pencils’ and 49 other things hurricane pros know. A long and excellent read: What’s it like going from Jurassic Park to directing TV? If you ever want to see nature in concert, here you go: Hey!

From C. Lee, and this is wonderfully cool: Origami-inspired clothing range that grows with your child wins Dyson award. This is useful: Writers unblocked? Happy music boosts imaginative thinking, say researchers. A remarkable story: How one girl's illness changed what a nation eats. A fascinating read: The mystery of the lost Roman herb. This is quite interesting: The Secret to a Good Robot Teacher. A terrific read: To Understand Rising Inequality, Consider the Janitors at Two Top Companies, Then and Now.

From Eric Lundquist, and this is a handbook to bad decisions: Woman trapped in window trying to retrieve poo after Tinder date. Also, and this is absolutely stunning, it's 30 Days Timelapse at Sea | 4K | Through Thunderstorms, Torrential Rain & Busy Traffic.

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