Friday Links

Buckle up. Lots of stuff this week.

A brief but vivid demonstration that paper is not dead:

Longtime blog reader Anthony Lee Collins pointed me to this wonderful glimpse into Batman v. Supermanwhat might have been:

You’ve probably already heard, but scientists have directly detected gravity waves for the first time.

This photo of Jeb and Barbara Bush, found here, just makes me happy. It’s like she’s saying “What was that, punk? What’d you say about my kid? You wanna come up here and say it to my face?” and Jeb is all “Mom, please, you’re embarrassing me in front of the voters…”

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I can’t seem to find the original link – it was somewhere on Imgur – but this is just about the funniest, coolest thing I’ve seen all week:

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Post script – as I was trying and failing to rediscover my original source for those, I came across this picture of Foster on a skateboard, looking more athletic than I have ever or will ever in my entire life:


And that is all.

2 responses to “Friday Links

  1. Thanks for the shout-out (do we still say “shout-out”?).

    I particularly enjoyed Jodie Foster in Contact. It was fun to watch how much she did traditional male protagonist stuff, and Matthew McConaughey did all the traditional “girlfriend” stuff.

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