Thursday, July 22, 2021

Friday Links!

This is an extraordinarily beautiful piece of writing: Playing God: I sold my wife's clothes to build a Christmas village in my parents' basement.

I love everything about this: Playdate preview: You won’t believe how fun this dorky, $179 game system is.

This is a fascinating read: Event Horizon Telescope captures birth of black hole jet in Centaurus A

From John Willcocks, and it's so totally brilliant and absolutely bonkers: Pasha and Aliona SURPRISE The Judges With an Unexpected Performance - America's Got Talent 2021.

From Wally, and I don't think just one mind can unpack all of this: Woman who broke into dentist’s office to steal cash also pulled 13 teeth from victim, say police.

From Brian Witte, and these are fantastic images: Earth Restored.

From Chris Meadowcraft, and it's a sign of the times: Save Your Mask for the Next Disaster.

From C. Lee, and I do not feel great about this: MIT Predicted in 1972 That Society Will Collapse This Century. New Research Shows We’re on Schedule. Also concerning: Sea walls might just make floods someone else’s problem, study suggests. This is amazing; Researchers develop deep-learning method for translating vocal signals from the brain to text. This is a great read: The 18th-Century Cookbook That Helped Save the Slovene Language. Eli 19.11 gets to see where they filmed Harry Potter this fall. He's pumped: The Ultimate Guide to Stunning, Surprising, or Hidden Filming Locations. Ass-kicker of the week: Meet ‘Takimika,’ the fitness instructor going strong at 90.

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