From my Odd Link Gal:
The Top 10 real life Star Trek inventions. The physics of surviving a 500-foot plunge. How to make your own magic fireballs. A paper airplane is going to be launched from the International Space Station and (hopefully) glide to Earth. Popular Science article on anti-counterfeiting technology used in currencies. The November, 1950 issue of Popular Mechanics details the birth of the cup-holder. Link Here’s an advice column called “Ask Golden Age Wonder Woman,” in which questions from the lovelorn are answered using actual panels from old issues of Wonder Woman. A hamburger in an ordinary cafe in Zimbabwe costs 15 million Zimbabwe dollars. The Library of Congress recently found four photographs of the crowd at President Abraham Lincoln’s second inauguration on March 4, 1865. Link A strange new family of algorithms probes the boundary between easy and hard problems. Melbourne Symphony Orchestra playing on beer bottles. Contact lenses for superhuman vision.