Thursday, June 03, 2021

Friday Links!

Out of nowhere, a huge week this week.

This is an absolutely fascinating article on the science behind edibles: Building a better edible.

Incredible story, but is anyone even really surprised? The Untold Story of Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s Secret Pact With Nazi Propagandist Leni Riefenstahl

This is fantastic: New York City ethnic/Immigrant communities & neighborhoods.

A terrifically heartwarming story: Watch lemurs truly enjoy a concert by an 11-year-old girl dressed in an alligator costume.

These are so utterly spectacular: 23 Stunning Anamorphic Artworks That Can Only Be Seen With A Mirror Cylinder.

One more thing that blew my mind this week: Physicists unlock multispectral secrets of earliest color photographs

From C. Lee, and it's a tremendous four-part series on game ratings from the Digital Antiquarian:
The Ratings Game, Part 1: A Likely and an Unlikely Suspect.
The Ratings Game, Part 2: The Hearing
The Ratings Game, Part 3: Dueling Standards
The Ratings Game, Part 4: E3 and Beyond

Also from C. Lee, and food delivery has gotten so strange: What are ‘ghost restaurants’? That spot on your delivery app might not actually exist. This is a terrific read: Los Angeles Is Covered in Delicious Fruit and No One Is Eating It.

From Wally, and it's adorable: Selfish Elephant Refuses To Share Human. This is an excellent read: Why electric cars will take over sooner than you think. Next-level innovator right here: Riding A Pallet Down A Tram Track. These are jaw-dropping: Milky Way photographer of the year 2021 – in pictures. This is an excellent read: A legendary, yet mostly forgotten theme park ride rises from the grave at Knott’s Berry Farm.

From Eric Higgins-Freese, and it's excellent: Anthony Fauci’s Emails Reveal The Pressure That Fell On One Man.

From David Gloier, and I'm going to go "hard pass": A Truly Revolting Treatment Is Having a Renaissance. This is an important read: The unseen covid-19 risk for unvaccinated people

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