Friday, August 03, 2012

Friday Links: August 3

A trailer that makes 2001: A Space Odyssey look pretty interesting.

Smoke ring blowing volcano. [link]

A soldier returns for his kid's 5th birthday dressed as a Jedi. [link]

Meet the Cores.

The flags on the moon have been bleached white. [link]

Adderall: The good, the bad, and the ugly. [link]

The letter from Kubrick to Clarke that let to "2001: A Space Odyssey". [link]

A fake meat that I'll actually be interested in trying. [link]

Now where's my rack grown beef? Pictures of brains in an old laboratory. [link]

Here's a couple of people that recover bodies from the bottom of lakes when the police refuse to do the job. [link]

 Young gorillas who have learned to disable poacher traps. [link

Twist tie figurines. [link]

A pedal powered washing machine. [link]

The wheel of governmental something something. [link]

This Olympic fencer got screwed. [link] Baby bears being rescued from a dumpster.

Memos from the head of S.H.I.E.L.D. [link]

Reporter (or guy posing as a reporter) attends the Westminster Dog Show on acid. [link]

How did he not get arrested for this? Really, it's hard to distinguish between this and someone going and being a smart ass. He wasn't sufficiently stoned. A story by a teacher who had a student dose him with Acid during a field trip. [link]

Fish slapping bear cam. [link]

A giant ship shipping ship. [link]

A French company trademarked the logo used by Anonymous. There's no way this could end well. [link]

"Come with me if you want to fish." - a retired Terminator

Too much Olympics?

I agreed back in the days when there were only four networks. Now my TV is all online and they're not preempting my shows. In the initial screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" Bane was nearly incomprehensible. They fixed that. Here's before and after audio. [link]

You can hear a TARDIS buzz the opening ceremonies of the Olympics.

These videos keep getting yanked. If it doesn't work use your Google-fu. Mr Bean was part of the opening ceremony, too. [link]

One judge has ruled that drug companies can't pay competitors to keep drugs off the market. But he may be the only judge who feels this way. [link]

Someone made a punch card reader. [link] There are no term limits for the Vice President of the United States. [link]

There's not only no evidence that cell phone radiation causes cancer, but there's evidence that it may fight Alzheimer's. [link]

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