Friday, December 02, 2016

Friday Links!

In case you missed the Grey Cup last Sunday, here's a fantastic highlight package. The CFL always looks like more fun than the NFL. Next, and I agree 100%, it's George Harrison Is Still Classic Rock’s Best-Kept Secret.

From Rob Funk, and this is an epic read: The Last Unknown Man: He appeared out of nowhere. He had no name, no memory, no past. He was the only person the FBI ever listed as missing even though they knew where he was. How could B.K. Doe remain anonymous in the modern age’s matrix of observation?

From Steven Davis, and this is quite a story: Saving Classic Mickey. This must be watched: Medieval helpdesk in English. This is an excellent story from the wayback machine: The Office on the Move: Portable & Pocket Typewriters. This is terrific: Earth's History Plays Out On A Football Field.

From C. Lee, and what a bizarre story: The Medical Mystery Behind America's Best-Selling Hair-loss Drug. This is an entirely fascinating read: The real secret to Asian American success was not education. Boy, this is discouraging: For the ‘new yellow journalists,’ opportunity comes in clicks and bucks. This is stunning: Your brilliant Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before you’ve even finished funding it.

From Wally, and the title of this video is somehow hilarious: Don't Build a Mini Metal Foundry Until you See This First. This is a fascinating read: Who First Farmed Potatoes? Archaeologists in Andes Find Evidence. This is very interesting: A Brief History of Copyright in the United States. I had no idea: The Fire That Inspired 'Smoke on The Water'. Next, and this is remarkable, it's How the Expansion of Paris could Start with an Abandoned Radiation Bunker.

Here's a fantastic link from David Yellope: The True Story Behind Nintendo's Most Coveted Game.

From Roger Robar, and this is quite interesting: Disney's teenage princesses have always been voiced by adult women. Until now.

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