Short pieces of interest to nerds like me. Subjects include Space, Felix Baumgartner (Base Jumper) and Health (specifically about pain and it’s lasting and damaging effects on people).

Space:

Save the Last Great Telescope (Vice):
http://greenbankobservatory.org/vice-save-last-great-telescope/

Felix Baumgartner (Two videos):

Historic Jump from Edge of Space (series of clips from CNN)
http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2012/10/15/natpkg-felix-baumgartner-skydive.cnn#/video/us/2012/02/09/foster-felix-baumgartner-space-jump.cnn

First-person footage from Felix Baumgartner’s space jump will make your head spin (IO9):
http://io9.com/5951746/first+person-footage-from-felix-baumgartners-space-jump-will-make-your-head-spin

Health:

How Chronic Pain Affects Memory and Mood
Constant discomfort may halt neuron growth in the hippocampus (Scientific American)
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-chronic-pain-affects-memory-mood/

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