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05.06.2015 Misc #Linkdump

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World's first biolimb: Rat forelimb grown in the lab: „It may go down in history as the first step to creating real, biologically functional limbs for amputees.“

baldDisney To Stretch ‘Night On Bald Mountain’ Into a Feature Film: „The memorably phantasmagoric finale of Fantasia is getting its own live-action spinoff.“

Happy 20th, SelfHTML! „Das Nachschlagewerk SELFHTML ist jetzt 20 Jahre alt. Das Projekt avancierte im deutschsprachigen Web zur beliebten Anlaufstelle für Webdesigner, die sich mit den Macken der Browser herumschlugen.“

Bards Tale IV-Trailer:

Mummified noblewoman kept her husband's heart in a lead locket
How my doppelgänger used the Internet to find and befriend me
How MARWENCOL Changed A Transphobic Caitlyn Jenner Hater’s Mind (über die Doku Marwencol hatte ich damals hier gebloggt)
R.I.P. Yahoo Pipes: Pipes End-of-life Announcement
Millions of US government workers hit by data breach
Edward Snowden im SPIEGEL: "Das Machtgleichgewicht beginnt sich zu verschieben"
US man has first skull and scalp transplant
The Hobbit first edition fetches £137,000 at auction
Seven tiny frog species found on seven mountains
Famous Japanese hot spring closed after string of orgies revealed

French competition tests scientific concision: „French PhD students have taken part in a challenge to summarise their research in thee minutes designed to test their concision and eloquence. The competition, held in Nancy, was entitled 'My thesis in three minutes'. One of the 27 finalists compared a molecule to a 'club bouncer in reverse' who lets people in but not out.“

Frauenrechtspreis für Miss Piggy: „Ha!“: „Große Ehre für eine große Diva: Muppets-Figur Miss Piggy ist in New York mit einem Frauenrechtspreis ausgezeichnet worden - weil sie 'die Geschlechterbarrieren durchbrochen hat'.“

Explore life beneath the waves in honor of World Oceans Day:

Gawker Media Votes To Unionize
A eulogy for Politwoops, killed by Twitter’s confusion over privacy, politics, and journalism
Falsche Wolken über der Ukraine? Die Photoshop-Arbeiten des Kreml und die Fehler der Bellingcat-Analyse
Cocaine in London sewers at highest level in Europe
Dead 17ft oarfish washes up on southern California shore
Computer Scientists Are Astir After Baidu Team Is Barred From A.I. Competition

It's good to lurk on social media. At least for a while: „in the offline world, 'social life' has a range of meanings, from constant chatter to quiet companionship. It’s important to remember that media can be social without being relentlessly extroverted.“

Video game hall of fame honours Pong, Doom and Super Mario Bros.
Top bananas: shopping list survey reveals bananas are number 1 supermarket impulse buy
Coal played a part in ‘big five’ energy firms losing €100bn in share value