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Monday, January 2, 2017

Monday links

A very Happy New Year to you all!

Today is Isaac Asimov's birthday. Here's his 1964 essay predicting life in 2014 and a recently published paper on creativity he wrote in 1959 for DARPA.

Which Actor Has Died The Most On Screen? Surprisingly, it's not Sean Bean.

What is leap second, anyway?

11 Foot 8 Inches: The Infamous ‘Can Opener’ Bridge.

Here's a Life-Size T-Rex Balloon Animal.

ICYMI, Friday's links are here, and include Dave Barry's 2016 Year In Review, top 2016 science stories, lots of hangover science and cures, a warning from 700 AD on what not to do on New Year's Day, Mark Steyn singing and explaining What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?, and my favorite New Year's resolution story.

1 comment:

  1. Just as an FYI, there's another "can opener" bridge with even less clearance and similar infamy.