Weekend Links: Cocaine, and Other First Aid Items for Polar Explorers

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Phil Plait keeps sharing amazing time lapse videos, and I will keep loving them and passing them on to you. This one is particularly great -- it starts out pretty typically but soon has a bit of a twist!
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Did you pack the cocaine? For snowblindness, of course! ... and other things the polar explorers packed for first aid.
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What If Looper Were a Disney Movie From 1994? "Kids chase the darndest loopers!" Fantastic.
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There's a really lovely simple beauty in these photographs of worn out frying pans. At first I thought they were celestial!
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Disney's 1937 classic Snow White is a beautiful example of a certain kind of animation, but the still concept art it was animated from was just as beautiful.
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Speaking of doing things old-school, here are some films that, perhaps surprisingly, didn't use CGI.
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A fantastically long and in-depth piece about soccer superstar Lionel Messi and his relationship to his Argentinian hometown. Fascinating and a little sad.
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Brain teaser: the four men in hats puzzle.
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Stay tuned -- more links tomorrow! In the meantime, send your finds and submissions to FlossyLinks@gmail.com

October 6, 2012 - 4:59am
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