Mid of the Week Post – from military to space science

Ladies and gentlemen, readers and random visitors – it’s that time of the week!

1: Check out these amazing Amazing minimalistic Disney posters by Rowan Stocks-Moore via Awesome Robo! Among my favorites:


Different team, different pattern

3: The 5 Most Impossible Sniper Shots Ever Made – Cracked.com

For the strangest reason I’ve been reading a lot of military testamonies – probably because I held a presentation about Tim Hetherington for school – check out his images at Magnum. Last year the world lost a great man and photographer… So here’s a list of some things that I’ve reading that are in some way related to military and warfare:

4: “Military personnel of Reddit, what misconceptions do civilians have about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan?

5: “FUSAG: The Ghost Army of World War II” – mental_floss

6: Ambrose Burnside – Civil War Trust, also known as the man who gave name to the sideburn.

7: “IAmA former Army Field Doctor with 4 tours under my belt AMA.

Moving off from military/warfare into other things that have been popping up on Reddit during the beginning of the week:

8: “IAmA Zeddie Little, “Ridiculously Photogenic Guy” ”

9: “IAMA small business owner/mechanic with crazy customers. AMAA

10: So goverment-related conspiracy theories bare more truth than what most of us might think, as one redditor shows.

11: Reddit comes together in lending a single father some help with his adopted daughter in the thread ” I’m a single dad, my daughter has no mom. What are some important life skills I should be teaching her that a mom normally would? ” on the AskReddit sub.

12: The Reddit community reach out and share the grief and sorrow of a man who tragically lost his daughter through the thread I Lost my 5 year old daughter last night” on the Atheism subreddit.

13: Last but not least read this incredibly insightful comment and take a moment to think… It’s bound to wake some thoughts…

Out from the Reddit bushes into the other wilderness –

14: Try the 19 Video “No Cry” Challenge and try not to cry – it’s hard, really hard. I broke at the third or fourth…

15: Dad sues Apple for pushing cash-draining ‘free’ games at kids – The Register. To be completely honest I was expecting something like this to happen at one point or another…

16: To many-a-people’s delight – EU may reject ACTA – RT

17: Why I’m suing the US government to protect internet freedom – Birgitta Jónsdóttir on guardian.co.uk

18: The Pulizter Prizes for 2012 have been declared. Congratulations to all recipients!

19: “What Speakers Don’t Notice: Language Changes Can Sneak In” – Leslie Barrat (Indiana State University, USA)

20: HP Ink Costs More Than Human Blood, Booze – Gizmodo. This is… disgusting in some way.


Photo credit: Sim Chi Yin. Deng Lixia, 24, graduated from university in Qingdao, eastern China, in June of 2011 and came straight to Beijing to do an internship at an IT company testing software. Her boyfriend, who is also in Beijing and working at a supermarket, shares room A32 in this basement.

Photographs of Incredibly Tiny Underground Apartments of China – Flavorwire

22: Batch of dinosaur eggs found in Russia’s Chechnya region – Science on msnbc.com

23: Gulf seafood deformities alarm scientists – Al Jazeera English

24: This planet obeys the law—stats on volcanic eruptions show pattern called Benford’s Law – ars technica

25: Australian scientists report breakthrough in solar cell efficiency – Phys Org

26: Cassini successfully flies over Enceladus – Phys Org

27: Satellite captures giant eruption from sun today – USA Today

28: Switzerland Plans To Build A ‘Janitor Satellite’ To Clean Up Space – Life’s Little Mysteries via Business Insider

And that’s it for this post!


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