Thursday, June 10, 2021

Friday Links!

Leading off this week, a terrific read: The Classicist Who Killed Homer.

These are stunning images: 2021 Competition Winners.

This is a wonderful article: The Mystery of Magic’s Greatest Card Trick.

From C. Lee, and it's fascinating: Ancient cemetery tells a tale of constant, low-level warfare. This is excellent: Bacteria get a fresh gig as art restorers in Italy. This is absolutely incredible: A Butterfly Sipping Moisture from Puddles, Sculpted Entirely in Wood by Toru Fukuda. Totally an after death power move: Utah Woman's Headstone Includes Her Signature Fudge Recipe: 'She Would Be Thrilled' People 'Can Have a Taste'. More food, and I'll have a slice, please: The Return of Karachi’s Legendary ‘Caked Alaska’

From Wally, and it's a great story: How a Giant, Stinky, Delightful Corpse Flower Got to an Abandoned Gas Station. These illustrations are gorgeous: First Impressions: Tim Kirk's 1975 Lord of the Rings Calendar. This is impressive: Putting in a Good Word: GPU-Powered Crossword Solver Makes Best Showing Yet Against Humans. This is ugly: Record labels sue another ISP, demanding mass disconnections of Internet users

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