Friday, May 16, 2014

Friday Links!

From Matt Solomon, and boy, this is bizarre: Researchers: Injections of young blood may reverse some effects of ageing.

From Chris Pencis, and this is utterly spectacular: ISS HD Earth Viewing Experiment. Yes, it's an HD feed of the view from the ISS--in real time.

From Wallace, and this is obscurely wonderful: Hay In Art. Also, here's a functional model of the Difference Engine, created entirely from Meccano parts. Of course, that requires this: Building Complex Machines Using LEGO. One more, and it's hilarious: Spurious Correlations.

From Dubious Quality Ideas Man John Harwood, and this is outstanding: Programming Sucks.

From Chris Jones, and this is a touching mom moment: World's Toughest Job.

From The Edwin Garcia Links Machine, and this is tremendous: Verbatim: What Is a Photocopier? Next, and this is incredible: In the 1970s, Scientists Discovered a 2 Billion-Year-Old Nuclear Reactor in West Africa. Next, and this is HUGE: Found after 500 years, the wreck of Christopher Columbus’s flagship the Santa Maria. One more, and these are mesmerizing: World War I in Photos: Technology.

From Sirius, and this is fascinating: No lie: ‘Pinocchio rex’ dinosaurs were as ferocious as their T. rex cousins.

From Eric Higgins-Freese, and this is fantastic: Want to Get Out Alive? Follow the Ants.

From Dave Tyrrell, and these are quite amusing: 33 Painfully True Facts About Everyday Life.

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