Other Ten Percent 10/18/12

Oct 18 2012

Yet another obligatory opening paragraph about how I haven’t gotten as much done this week as I’d hoped to DANCE PARTY AT THE END OF THE WORLD EDITION. Anyway I’ve also got quite a few links that I think you guys might enjoy.
The 18th Century Version of L. Ron Hubbard Convinced the World He Was Immortal [Secret History]
Well this is legitimately the most batshit insane thing I’ve seen on io9 this year and that’s saying something.
via io9 http://io9.com
October 17, 2012 at 02:00PM
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How to Blackmail Someone [Video]
Also I’ve been really enjoying the evil week over at Lifehacker. It’s a whole heck of a lot of stories that I kinda wish I’d written. Like this one.
via Lifehacker http://lifehacker.com
October 17, 2012 at 06:00AM
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Could you build a city in an underground cave? [Mad Urbanism]
Clearly the answer to this problem is to just find a way bigger cave.
via io9 http://io9.com
October 17, 2012 at 07:00AM
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Memorial to a Buried Village
Or we could just do this…that works too.
via BLDGBLOG http://bldgblog.blogspot.com/
October 17, 2012 at 11:12AM
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Where the Internet Lives: Inside Google’s Data Centers
You know what? These pictures are gorgeous.
via Laughing Squid http://laughingsquid.com
October 17, 2012 at 09:45AM
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Why forensic science is failing us — and why tonight’s NOVA documentary doesn’t quite cut it
Another awesome story about how science actually works from Maggie Koerth Baker.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
October 17, 2012 at 09:47AM
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Jay Mark Johnson explores the possibilities for timeline…
I’m enjoying the images on this one that’s kind of the depth of my commentary.
via Ben Bashford – Notebook of Things http://journal.benbashford.com/
October 17, 2012 at 01:25AM
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Did the average Neanderthal know she had a brother-in-law?
Actually there’s two awesome Maggie Koerth Baker posts today.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
October 17, 2012 at 05:37AM
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How Anonymous broke its own rules to break free
I kind of feel like Anonymous is going to be something that shows up in history books 50 years from now and I’m going to feel really weirded out by that.
via Boing Boing http://boingboing.net
October 17, 2012 at 06:00AM
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Hark, a Vagrant: Superquiz one
It’s been a while since the last Kate Beaton update but as Nikki said when she sent the link my way, the girl’s still got it.
via Hark, A Vagrant! http://www.rsspect.com
October 17, 2012 at 07:20PM
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