Each Friday we’ll post a collection of links for you to check out over the weekend — posts from around the web that didn’t quite make the cut for the week. Not saying these aren’t cool, by any means — they’re just older or not as exciting as the links we decided to post.
- New developments in atomic clock technology beat accuracy records, may inspire Ke$ha’s next hit (Engadget)
- Ornithologists Find First New U.S. Bird in 37 Years (Wired)
- NASA to Test Laser Communications System in Space (Wired)
- Gorgeous machined Stirling engine kits (Boing Boing)
- NASA says comet Elenin poses no threat to Earth (Mother Nature Network)
- Freeman, Feynman, and Hawking, autotuned (Kottke)
- How Scientists Are Predicting the Path of Hurricane Irene–And Why We’re Better At It Than Ever Before (Discover)
- Five Myths About Earthquakes (Washington Post)
- Say hello to a brand new species of monkey (New Scientist)
- Footage of category 3 Hurricane Katia captured from the International Space Station while over the Atlantic Ocean on September 6th (Space.com)
Have a good weekend!