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It’s a Friday link dump: While We’re Waiting

Indians fireworks by Ed Wolfstein

Happy Holiday Week Friday everyone! It’s my day at the switches here, and I don’t really have many opinions. There are a lot of things I’m kind of working on, but nothing is really finished. So, here’s a grab bag of stuff.

This week’s podcast with Nom was twitter free!

These Ultra Ever-Dry videos are amazing…

You’ve seen the infomercial before, now you need to see ArsTechnica’s take on them. Would you like to see a man treat a toilet with Ultimate Ever-Dry and then simulate a messy stool with potting soil to see how the product performs? OF COURSE YOU WOULD.

Ultra Ever-Dry Not Quite Scientific Tests on ArsTechnica

Deafheaven – Ordinary Corrupt Human Love

This alternative / black metal hybrid band has just started streaming their much anticipated new album. Most people will hate this, of course, because it’s black metal vocals on top of alternative and light metal rock music, but I absolutely love it. It’s like kind of a shoe-gaze metal dripped in sunlight and I couldn’t be more pleased with my first listen to the new album.

Check out Ordinary Corrupt Human Love on NPR

Slow motion fireworks in honor of the 4th of July

Your dogs have just now started to recover, but it’s not time to quit on the fireworks just yet. Here’s some fireworks at 3200 frames per second.