Thursday, May 18, 2023

Friday Links!

Leading off this week, from David Gloier, and the images are truly spectacular: Titanic: First ever full-sized scans reveal wreck as never seen before

This is fascinating: How Many Decimals of Pi Do We Really Need?

I never knew that sharks don't make sounds (this article disputes that): The Ocean’s Largest Shark Has a Little Something to Say

From Wally, and the lack of substance is remarkable: Cheesier, Saucier, and Drowning in Caviar: How TikTok took over the menu. It doesn't make sense unless you're doing it: Tim Dowling: my wife is gardening. I’m in my shed writing. It’s a risky situation. The looks from the runner are hilarious: Cameraman Runs Faster Than The Athletes Again! 

From Jonathon, and these are fantastic images: Great Vintage Photographs From the Early Days of the Skateboard

From C. Lee, and it's a terrific, thoughtful essay: Is Multiculturalism an Oxymoron? On Martin Puchner’s “Culture”. This is a long and utterly fantastic read: The Next Generation in Graphics, Part 2: Three Dimensions in Hardware. An excellent article: One Of Rome’s Most Devastating Military Defeats Was Masterminded From Within. I had no idea: Why the Centurion Is Such a Badass Tank. This is fascinating: Remembering the Golden Age of Airline Food. An interesting read: Crab Crisis: Is a Lost Sense of Smell Decimating Populations?  Me, too: Starfield's pillow talk will make me swear a vow of space-celibacy

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