Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a fiery Friday

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Dark Roasted Blend with some extended Star Wars weirdness — Though this remains one of my favorite pieces of Star Wars weirdness.

Ghostbusters circa 1954 — A retro trailer. Plus link to cool retro blog The Retro Blog. Though speaking of my old favorites, ever seen Howard Hawks' Lord of the Rings? Humphrey Bogart as Frodo, L.A. as Middle Earth. Need I say more?

A Different Kind of Teacher Cheating — More on the evils of PowerPoint, collected at Freakonomics.

Making a black hole with metamaterials — Weird science files.

Inside Nature's Giants part IV: the incredible anatomy of the giraffe — Including bonus phrase of the day "necks for sex".

?otD: Why did Mother Superior jump the gun?

Body movement: 10 minutes of stretching and meditation; 30 minutes on stationary bike
This morning's weigh-in: 224.4
Currently reading: Between books today

Originally published at jlake.com.

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