Wednesday Links …

Meet Desmond Yong, the Jimi Hendrix of HAM radio

I can’t stop looking at this:
Hands-On Sinn 140 St S Review – The Space Chronograph

Tell Me, Wave, Where Did You Come From? Who Made You? – NPR

Quotation of the Day…

This: Bled dry by the New Class

Best, Brightest and Rejected: Elite Colleges Turn Away Up to 95% – NYTimes.com

Lionel Messi Is Impossible – FiveThirtyEight

Thomas Prescher Triple Axis Tourbillon Regulator Sport

Joey Chestnut, Hot Dog Champion, By the Numbers – Esquire

The Nicest Grain Silo You’ve Ever Slept In

A Tour Divide Encounter

The Strange Volcanic Islands of the Galápagos

Let’s be careful out there:
Smallpox discovered sitting in Maryland storage room – The Washington Post

Affordable Vintage: Seiko 6309 – Worn & Wound

Mercedes-Benz Unimog Doppelkabine — Silodrome

The Town that went Underground

AMC’s Concept 80 AM Van to go on display at Kenosha History Center

This doesn’t seem even remotely productive or helpful:
Conservatives are purposely making their trucks spew black smoke to protest

“Damn! My Neighbor Swallowed Cyanide. I Guess I Gotta Swallow Cyanide, Too.”