May 6th, 2022

Welcome back to Friday!

And welcome to May of 2022. We made it!

And it’s links time…

Bartosz Ciechanowski: Mechanical Watch

Bartosz Ciechanowski: Mechanical Watch

“Over the course of this article I’ll explain the workings of the mechanism seen in the demonstration below. You can drag the device around to change your viewing angle, and you can use the slider to peek at what’s going on inside.”

This is delightful!

Over the pandemic I’ve been watching a lot of YouTube videos of people restoring things, and one of those things has been vintage, broken mechanical watches. These devices are still very impressive.

h/t/: kottke (again),

but also making the rounds. (Worth it.)

Antonin Personnaz’s Autochrome Dreams Of Early 20th Century France

Antonin Personnaz’s Autochrome Dreams Of Early 20th Century France

“Autochrome” = the earliest colour photography process. These are from 1907 to 1914. Not a lot of saturation, but some pretty amazing composition. Beautiful.

COVID 19 Tattoos: The Best Coronavirus Tattoos

COVID 19 Tattoos: The Best Coronavirus Tattoos

“The Coronavirus (COVID 19) Pandemic is a serious time. And, in serious times we all need a little break. That is why we are trying to lift your sprits with a bit of fun.

“And what can be more fun than tattoo lists?”

Gary The World Eater

Gary The World Eater

Click and move the character to move. It continuously drops TNT, so avoid blowing yourself up.

Challenging!

Huzzah! We have now been Friday Linked!

Happy Friday! And have a fantastic weekend!

See you next week.

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