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Pie in the sky as pastry is launched into space – video

A meat-and-potato pie is launched into space attached to a weather balloon in Wigan on Thursday. Space enthusiasts from Sheffield-based SentIntoSpace attached a camera and tracking equipment to monitor the pie’s progress.

from Pocket http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/video/2016/dec/16/pie-in-the-sky-as-pastry-is-launched-into-space-video

Bill’s award winning “vault” piece

This article on U.S. record industry vault losses appeared in Billboard July 11 and 17, 1997. It was won both the first Billboard Donaldson Front Page Award and an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award. BY BILL HOLLAND_Today, catalog preservation is more of a priority for the major U.S.

from Pocket http://web.archive.org/web/20090725005613/http://www.billholland.net/words/vault.html

Dead zeppelins: Brazilian gravesite is airships’ stairway to heaven

The huge gas-filled aircraft were once a symbol of modernity used to burnish the image of the Nazis. Now a vast hangar near Rio de Janeiro is all that’s left The last time a giant swastika flew above the Americas, it was on the zeppelins that pioneered commercial air travel across the Atlantic.

from Pocket https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/27/brazil-zeppelin-hangar-nazis

A Brief History of the Cheese Curl, Junk Food’s Happiest Accident

Cheetos, the brand that took cheese curls mainstream. Mike Mozart/CC BY 2.0A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail. They change the color of our skin. They get stuck in our teeth.

from Pocket http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/a-brief-history-of-the-cheese-curl-junk-foods-happiest-accident?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=keywee&kwp_0=273510&kwp_4=1051421&kwp_1=494670