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Friday Links – June 29, 2012

Late again. Life’s a bitch and then you die. Count this money yaknowhatI’msayin? Got some good shiz this week tho…

Scientists to hold back time for one second

The last minute of June 30, 2012 is destined to be 61 seconds long, for timekeepers are to add a “leap second” to compensate for the wibbly-wobbly movements of our world. The ever-so-brief halting of the second hand will compensate for a creeping divergence from solar time, meaning the period required for Earth to complete a day.

Learn something new every day. Hopefully everybody’s Oracle database systems didn’t crash and burn.

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Found while moving. Day sheet and set list from final NIN show. DEP joined for second encore.

What an awesome setlist and had to have been an awesome show. Doesn’t hurt that Dillinger Escape Plan was there. This is awesome.

Watch the Entire Mind-Blowing Skydiving Demo of Google’s Project Glass (YouTube)

Google I/O attendees were treated to an impressive demo of Google’s Project Glass. A handful of Skydivers(…)

Gotta watch it to know the rest. Not sure about Project Glass but that is an amazing demo especially the freefall skydiving footage.

The Cigarette of This Century

Ruined or not, Blackberry has left us with the most distinctive social tic since cigarettes. And cigarettes may be deadly and disgusting, but they’re cool and chic too.

Good analogy. Be interesting to see in the future if smartphones usage become as taboo as smoking has.

Why are American Kids so Spoiled?

Letting things slide is always the easiest thing to do, in parenting no less than in banking, public education, and environmental protection. A lack of discipline is apparent these days in just about every aspect of American society.

I don’t know shit about parenting but I do know about feline ownership and come from the school that tough love is imperative.

Two Hundred Years of Surgery

Surgery is a profession defined by its authority to cure by means of bodily invasion. The brutality and risks of opening a living person’s body have long been apparent, the benefits only slowly and haltingly worked out.

Dr. Gawande his writing is something I’ve followed for years. Lost in all this Obamacare discussion is all the amazing work people are doing in the clinical space and how progressive it is.

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