Sunday, July 01, 2018

Sunday Links

Visual cortex

Brain images display the beauty and complexity of consciousness These are not scans. Neuroscientist-turned-artist Greg Dunn created the art, aided by artist and physicist Brian Edwards, largely by hand.

65 Free Canada Day music playlists 

Because we all need a good laugh now and then: Lamentations of the Father, by Ian Frazier, read by Isaiah Sheffer 

NPR Music's 35 Favorite Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

Music for jamming with aliens Omniphonics is music for aliens who don’t hear.

Dispatches From the Civility War 

What not to bring to Paul Simon’s farewell show Leave your kites, stickers and hoverboards at home.

Hello Kitty bullet train in Japan 

The Obsessive Search for the Tasmanian Tiger  Could a global icon of extinction still be alive?

John Coltrane's Lost Album A 'Buried Treasure' For Jazz Fans 

Gentrification in DetroitTurning the Corner is an Esri story map which identifies Detroit city blocks which are most likely to experience transformational neighborhood change.

Daily Itinerary of the Killer in a Slasher Movie 

By bringing colour to the original black and white registration photos and telling prisoners’ stories, Faces of Auschwitz  commemorates the memory of those who were murdered in the name of bigotry and hate.

I usually keep a few bananas in the freezer for cake so I gave this a try: Easiest ever banana ice cream  It was pretty good.

The Hammond Train Wreck of 1918 Killed Scores of Circus Performers—but the show still went on.

A young couple carefully restores a midcentury Alcoa aluminum home

'World's fattest hedgehog' placed on diet and exercise regime  Arbuckle, the hedgehog could barely walk or form a defensive ball.

It's BBQ season! Make yourself a Grilled Dirty Martini 

Books Where the Dog Dies, Rewritten So the Dog Doesn't Die Via

Make Your Own Compost Turner for $2 because that compost isn't going to turn itself.

Turns out that a potato can be used as a camera

Huge panorama of London goes on sale A recently rediscovered 20 foot long panorama of Westminster from 1815, showing the old Parliament building is up for sale this week.

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