December 15th, 2017

Welcome to Mid-December!

And your Friday Links.

There are now 9 shopping days left until Xmas. Do with that what you will.

“A real-time journey through the Apollo 17 mission.”

aka the last time humans went there, in 1972.

As I write this it is a real-time, moment by moment replay of the entire mission, but after that it will remain an extensive online archive of it.

Some huge heavy lifting must have been needed to gather all this content. I love it.

The Rotten Apples

The Rotten Apples

“The Rotten is a searchable database that lets you know whether or not a film or television show is tied to a person who has been accused of sexual misconduct.”

This is where we are now.

Women To Look Up To

Women To Look Up To

“The Christmas Angel, Fairy, Tree Topper, by whatever name you call her, is a woman from a bygone era; a woman made of no more than plastic and glitter. No wonder, when the Victorians invented her!

“The old dame was due a modern makeover, so we thought why not venerate the real women inspiring us in 2017. Women leading politics, culture, business, who are worthy of wings – the likes of Serena Williams, Beyoncé, and a woman voted for by you.”

These are fantastic!

Santa’s Village: Wrap Battle

Santa's Village: Wrap BattleThink “Parappa The Rapper” but in your browser, and more Xmas-specific.

Definitely an addictive little game. The music is pretty great.

Created by Google as part of their overall “Santa Tracker” campaign. I love it.

Bonus Link!

Buzzfeed: 19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago

19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago

…You mean besides having no Internet, TV or self-driving cars?

It’s an interesting list.

These have been your Friday Links!

Have a lovely weekend everybody!