Posts by: Dan Weiss
People don’t understand what their state’s ugliest building is (for the most part).
Why the world only has two words for tea.
Let’s just enjoy some chameleon biofluorescence and pretend like the world isn’t falling apart.
Here is your Chinese fish farm photography for the day....more
What’s up with the rise of tiny political books?
Spare a moment of your day to remembering social architecture pioneer Neave Brown.
Great work everyone! We finally know why people are left or right handed!...more
Start your Tuesday right, by thinking about how we’ve intentionally racially gerrymandered our school districts.
Scientists have figured out how to find the lost branches of the tree of life even faster! Way to go!
The Hyperloop is one step closer to reality....more
Happy New Year! US nuclear tests killed a shocking amount of people!
Somewhere in Berlin right now an elephant is eating a leftover Christmas tree.
Let’s all attend the National Parking Valet Olympics!
Bald eagle: beautiful majestic creature or horrible trash bird?...more
We here at DWMC are taking some time off for the holidays starting today; what a strange strange world in which we’ve found ourselves. Be good to each other, and we’ll see you in 2018....more
The year in volcanic activity (in pictures).
Some students solved the mystery of the Van Allen Belt so that you don’t have to.
Want to test for climate disasters? tear some stuff apart I guess!...more
Here’s your midcentury holiday wrapping paper for the day.
I was feeling a lot better about the world and then I read about SF employing robots to keep homeless people from starting tent cities.
But don’t worry, at least there are baby nautiluses....more
Some years it’s easier to look at a year in pictures than others.
Tracking the elusive whale shark (this is my only dream in life).
Darran Anderson goes in search of absences.
Photographing the last pinball machines of New Jersey (is another nice thing to do)....more
Jelani Cobb on the justice department’s history of racist paranoia.
On the surface, Ulaanbaatar, San Francisco, Calais and Jerusalem could not be more different – but for the people squeezed out by political upheaval or prohibitive rents, the urban 21st century looks disturbingly uniform....more
We’ll be taking the week off for the holiday. We’ll be back on Monday; be good to each other. We’ll miss you dearly....more