February 21st, 2020

We have made it back to Friday everybody!

Good for you!

Let’s begin…

Ted Lott

Ted Lott

“Ted Lott is a Craftsperson, Designer and Artist whose work revolves around the history of wood in Material Culture and Architecture.”

He repurposes “found” furniture into intricate gothic-style structures that resemble tiny houses.

Some incredible work here.

h/t: Nag On The Lake.

NASA Worldview

NASA Worldview

You can add or remove numerous views of severe weather, smoke, aerosol, and many other events collected from a huge variety of satellites orbiting the earth.

Neal.fun: Life Stats

Neal.fun: Life Stats

A neat little then vs now statistics thing for your birthday.

Hue Jumper

Hue Jumper

Drive, and avoid objects to earn points and get the longest time score.

The entire game exists in a 2kb file. Crazy!

Have a happy Friday, and an amazing weekend.

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February 14th, 2020

Happy Friday!

And where I live, it’s colllllld! And also a long weekend.

But hey guess what!! Link time!

Here we go…

Justine Haupt: Rotary Cellphone

Justine Haupt: Rotary Cellphone

“Why a rotary cellphone? Because in a finicky, annoying, touchscreen world of hyperconnected people using phones they have no control over or understanding of, I wanted something that would be entirely mine, personal, and absolutely tactile,while also giving me an excuse for not texting. “

This is a real thing that she made, and that she uses regularly.

Full plans included. You could make your own.

This ended up blowing up in the past few days so Wired did an interview with her, which is also very insightful.

Based on a True True Story?

Based on a True True Story?

“Scene-by-scene Breakdown of Hollywood Films”

This is making the rounds but it represents some pretty incredible research and detail.

Most egregious film as of this writing: “The Imitation Game”, even in the most forgiving light.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE

A constantly updated map indicating the rate of infection around the world.

The Giraffe who wants to collect every cute tiny hat

The Giraffe who wants to collect every cute tiny hat

[self… explanatory…?]

It’s like a step-by-step version of Snake. What a weird little game! Delightful… Also more challenging than it first appears.

There we go. Alllll Friday-linked-up!

Enjoy your (long?) weekend.

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February 7th, 2020

Happy Friday!

February. Already. Okay!

I hope your week has been… positive. And calm.

Let’s get to the links…

Russian Cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin’s Images of Earth from the Space Station

Russian Cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin’s Images of Earth from the Space Station

“Russian Cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin has some of the most time spent aboard the space station, with over 672 days spent in space.

“Over that time he has captured some incredible photos of Earth.”

The title is so benign. It should really read “Gorgeous Earth Photography from Cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin”

Lumos Matrix Helmet

Lumos Matrix Helmet

“What if you could count on your bike helmet to signal everyone around you when you’re turning, stopping and slowing down? The Lumos Matrix Helmet does just that.”

A pretty ingenious idea.

Sent in by a few subscribers.

DownLink

DownLink

“Every 20 minutes (or every hour, you pick), Downlink updates your desktop background with the freshest images of Earth.”

MacOS only.

I’m a meteorology nerd. I would use this. (But run Windows.)

Bubble Blaster

Bubble Blaster

Move your constantly-shooting character to shoot each balloon the number of times needed to destroy it.

A challenging little game. I suck at it, but you might not.

Sent by Jennifer W.

Enjoy your weekend everybody. Thanks for playing along at home.

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