Thursday, March 21, 2024

Friday Links!

Leading off this week, a tribute to the highlight of my trip to England in 1999: ‘A portal to a new world’: when the Trocadero was the centre of the video game universe

This is a terrific read: The top 5 astronomical discoveries of all time (so far)

Of course it was too good to be true: Physicist who worked on room temperature superconductor accused of ‘research misconduct’

From C. Lee, a fascinating story: Hey, chocolate lovers: new study traces complex origins of cacao. And it just gets more oppressive: Nobel Literature laureate Mo Yan is accused in patriotism lawsuit of insulting China’s heroes. An excellent read: Tank Museum In U.K. Playing Big Role In Keeping Ukraine’s Armor On Track. I certainly think it is: Is Google Getting Worse? How many Scaramucci's is this? Swept away: $500,000 sand dune built to protect US homes disappears in days. This is fantastic: Trailblazing female baseball coach aims for Japan pro ranks. I would have used this every weekend during travel hockey years: Woman invents portable bag that heats food, keeps it warm. Cook your bacon: Tapeworm larvae in brain linked to underdone bacon. Disney used to be very creative: Donald Duck - Mathmagic Land.

From Wally, and this is thorough: Jane Marie - “Selling the Dream” and The World of Multi-Level Marketing | The Daily Show. Do we really need a hotter pepper? Are you ready to eat the new hottest pepper in the world? From the magnificent McSweeney's: TABLE SETTINGS FOR VARIOUS OCCASIONS

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