Friday, January 10, 2014

Friday Links!

From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and this is an amazing video: GoPro: Lions - The New Endangered Species? Also, and this is amazing as well, it's The first high-res HD video of Earth from space is amazing and kind of unnerving.

From Sean R, and this is well worth a read: Inside the confusing, contradictory world of Internet piracy studies.

From Dan Rowland, and the possibilities here are incredible: Walk Again Project. Also, a video: Walk Again Project: World Cup 2014.

From Hypocee, and this is quite the optical illusion: Your eyes cheat your brain. One more, and it's a lovely ode to Spelunky: My daughter's going to learn vital life skills from Spelunky.

From DQ Renaissance Man John Harwood, and holy crap, this is amazing: Holland's Got Talent - Amira (9) sings opera O Mio Babbino Caro.

From Wallace, and this fellow certainly qualifies as Badass of the Month: This Man Chased A Nazi Fighter Plane Under The Eiffel Tower. Here's the story in more depth: WWII Veteran Aviator Bill Overstreet and His P-51 Mustang, “Berlin Express”.

From Jonathan Arnold, and these are fantastic, it's 36 Realistically Colorized Historical Photos Make the Past Seem Incredibly Real.

From Steven Davis, an article with some fascinating information on how the F.B.I. stamped out hitchhiking: Hitchhiking’s Time Has Come Again. Also, two absolutely remarkable links with a mountain of information to keep your morning moving along: Digital Scholarship Lab and Visualizing Emancipation.

Finally, from DQ Film Advisor And Nicest Guy In The World Ben Ormand, an interview with Gabe Newell that's excellent reading: Gabe Newell on Valve’s intimate relationship with its customers.

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