Thursday, February 11, 2021

Friday Links!

Leading off this week, and I know what you're thinking: when will I find the Filipino Beatles? Well, damn it, I found them, and they're glorious. And I also found the Filipino Dire Straits, and guess what? It's the same guys! Also note: they're really good. 
A Hard Day's Night
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Here Comes The Sun

Sultans of Swing 

Oh, hell, they're the Eagles, too: New Kid in Town.

From Jonathon W., and this is so cool: Where on Earth are the Moon Trees? NASA map reveals where they planted seeds which took trip to space on Apollo 14 mission in 1971.

From Wally, and this is fascinating: Horror RPG Call of Cthulhu is bigger than D&D in Japan. I don't know if this is awesome or terrifying: An age of CRAGE: Advances in rapidly engineering non-model bacteria. If you've ever wanted to buy a meteorite, we've got you covered: Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and Other Rare Meteorites. This blows my mind: Scientists develop transparent wood that is stronger and lighter than glass. Yeah, this is scary: There Are Spying Eyes Everywhere—and Now They Share a Brain. Yeah, no thanks: Trackless Wooden Bobsled Roller Coaster.

From C. Lee, and it's a terrific article about heating me, not my apartment: Restoring the Old Way of Warming: Heating People, not Places. This makes perfect sense, so how could it happen? The Burger Flipper Who Became a World Expert on the Minimum Wage. This is bizarre: Merck anti-baldness drug Propecia has long trail of suicide reports, records show. This is a fascinating read: Introducing ‘Food Grammar,’ the Unspoken Rules of Every Cuisine. A tremendous adaptation: When the Government Banned PBR, Pabst Made Cheese Instead. Duffer, although the tee time was incredibly difficult to get: Remastered images reveal how far Alan Shepard hit a golf ball on the Moon.

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