Links voor 2 november 2017

Quantifying the Release of Climate-Active Gases by Large Meteorite Impacts With a Case Study of Chicxulub
The asteroid impact roughly 66 million years ago that wiped out three-quarters of plant and animal species, including the dinosaurs, dropped temperatures globally below freezing for several years. The new assessment, reported in the journal Geographic Research Letters, gives scientists a much clearer picture of the climate catastrophe following the event.

Starting a new life in a foreign country at 13 – BBC News
Thirteen-year-old Israa lives in Germany, where she and her family were given asylum after they fled their home in Syria. She shares how she has rebuilt her life, made friends and is able to go to school again – something she couldn't do in Aleppo.

(98) Why Horror VHS Artwork Was So F*cked Up – YouTube
A love letter to video stores, horror films, and the AIDA Advertising Method that made the artwork on their VHS covers so effectively grotesque and memorable.

Fooling Neural Networks in the Physical World with 3D Adversarial Objects · labsix
3D printing a turtle that looks like a rifle to a machine, and an espresso baseball

Just to Be Clear, the Witch-King of Angmar Was an Insignificant Volunteer in the Great Army of the Dark Lord Sauron – McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
Thank you for joining us today, Middle-earth media. I’d like to start today’s briefing by addressing the recent news of the Witch-King’s indictment. The Witch-King of Angmar was an extremely minor cog within the Ringwraith organization and has never had, nor currently has, a relationship with Lord Sauron. Despite all of the evidence to the contrary, please believe me when I say the Witch-King was basically an unpaid summer intern in Mordor during last year’s campaign.

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