September 8th, 2017

Happy Friday!

It is link time 🙂

Nov. 4, 1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun, in color

Nov. 4, 1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun, in color

There have been a variety of examples of new colorization of vintage historic black and white photographs over the past few years.

This one was commissioned for an exhibit entitled “The Discovery of King Tut” at Premiere Exhibitions in NYC. The colorization was performed by “Dynamichrome“, aka Jordan J. Lloyd, who is releasing a hardcover book of some of his works.

These are gorgeous. You would never suspect they were taken in 1922.

How to decode the images on the Voyager Golden Record

How to decode the images on the Voyager Golden Record

Nerd alert: I have been wanting to know this information since I was ~11 years old. I continually question whether any alien intelligence will understand any of how to do this. It’s so… weird. And archaic by today’s standards. But I love that we as a species sent this out into the universe.

Windy.com

Windy.com

This is a great (and timely) web interface to examine current wind conditions around the world. It’s extremely fast, especially considering the vast amount of data it’s visualizing.

You can even do forecasts! Pretty great.

UnPuzzle

UnPuzzle

You drag squares and puzzle pieces apart to clear the board.

A fun little time-waster.

And that’s all I have this week.

Stay safe, everybody. See you next week.

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