Posts by: Dan Weiss
Oh cool, just what the world needed, an even whiter thing.
Maybe we found Amelia Earhart after all?...more
Spend your weekend enjoying banknotes and stamps from dead countries of the world.
Maybe water vapor will save us.
Important news: Japan’s flood defense system is very pretty.
Time is moving extra slow in Europe (because of an international dispute)....more
Hey look! A whole new penguin supercolony!
Today in the tech community is a caricature of themselves: attendees of a crypto convention were all fed weed without their consent.
But at least we have a burger flipping robot....more
Asking the important questions: when did Americans stop marrying their cousins?
Sometimes it feels like we’ve seen everything, and sometimes we find whole new ancient Egyptian necropolises.
Photographing Pakistan’s crumbling architectural heritage....more
Now that we all care about curling let’s talk about the Scottish island key to it all.
Welcome to the age of cities that never forget.
Charting polution through taxidermied bird feathers (is a thing you can do).
Give a moment of your day to the humble weird-ass camper....more
Ok fine maybe one more Black Panther thinkpiece.
Please stop looking for the Fenn Treasure.
The children, on the other hand, are not being as destroyed by social media as we thought!
Why is silicon valley so against transparency tho?...more
Don’t want to alarm you, but for the first time a ship crossed the Arctic in winter without an icebreaker.
Can’t believe this much time went by before I heard about the “holy grail of dinosaurs.”
I promise I’ll just post one Black Panther think piece....more
Actually horrifying and important: does your state let cops rape the people they arrest?
Everything you think you know about domestic bunnies is wrong (one thing you know about them).
Lest we forget that Nostradamus made jelly too....more
The New York Times has done some questionable things recently, but at least they took the time to analyze every dog registration in the city.
A brief history of Albanian movie posters....more
Today in Everything Is Very Bad: Google Maps is misleading women into going to pro-life centers.
Let’s all go to Austin to see Ellsworth Kelly’s final work.
What is life but a Mickey Mouse gas mask?
Is this a good time to eradicate measles?...more
Jelani Cobb on The life and death of a Black Lives Matter activist (very actually important).
Sometimes you just want to start your week with Nordic ruins and that’s ok too.
Lots of animals understand counting, you aren’t so special!...more
Humans gave up so many colors but we see red and green like you wouldn’t believe.
Guess it’s time to go inside a pencil factory.
What is life but a French fire test tower?
It is time for Japanese toilet appreciation....more
The Berlin Wall has officially been gone as long as it was up, so let’s look at these pictures of people trying to escape East Germany.
Honestly shocked it took us this long for a VR church.
David Grann on a solitary trek across Antarctica (is worth reading)....more
Hunting for the lost ancient farms of North America.
Everything is very bad: prosecutors are exposing the racism of IQ tests in the name of putting more people to death.
Everything is very bad: everyone is making AI generated face swap porn now....more
If you didn’t do it yesterday, start your day today by reading Le Guin’s The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas.
Meanwhile: never forget that Ursula K. Le Guin and Philip K Dick went to high school together.
Here is your handy guide to the right wing’s anti-FBI conspiracy theories your worst relative/facebook friend wants to talk to you about....more