Friday, November 20, 2015

Link roundup

1. "A 1,111 carat gem-quality diamond, second in size only to the Cullinan diamond cut into the British Crown jewels, has been unearthed by Lucara Diamond Corp. in Botswana."

The magnificent stone, which originated from the south lobe of Lucara's Karowe Mine, is the world's second largest gem quality diamond ever recovered and the largest ever to be recovered through a modern processing facility. The stone was recovered by the newly installed Large Diamond Recovery ("LDR") XRT machines.
2. "Use AdBlock And Yahoo May Block You From Reading Your E-Mail." Relatedly, "The Last Days Of Marissa Mayer?"

3. Penny Arcade on Kotaku's article abut being blacklisted
It has not been dissolved utterly, but you can tell from the increasing percentage of in-line ads for not games that something key has changed.
And the retort.

4. Outlast is $5 today at Amazon (75% off).