Friday, July 13, 2012

Friday Links: July 13

Short Friday Links because I'm tired and going to bed instead of sorting out the rest of what I have. Deal with it.

How to turn old car parts into a joystick. [link]

100 houses that Detroit will pay you to take. [link]

Maurice Sendak almost illustrated a copy of The Hobbit. [link]

A list of Laconic Phrases with special emphasis on Spartan quotes. [link]

How Romans destroyed a mountain for the gold. [link]
I'd like to know more about how they did this. The engineering sounds brilliant.

This article summarizes and links to a Reddit IAmA with a McDonalds employee. It's pretty good. [link]

Hardest Sudoku ever. [link]

A video collage of all the space shuttle launches. [link]

What if a batter hit a baseball travelling at 0.9 C (near the speed of light)? [link]
Yeah, damn straight I'm taking a base!

I'd been holding on to this for weeks. It's a 5 part video of the entire cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation at a convention. It's funny, it's touching, it has a surprise twist. You'll love it. [link]

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