Posts by: Dan Weiss
60 plus years of 1984 cover design.
Perhaps you are need of some inspiration today; this is a story about a female amputee scaling Everest.
Headline of the day: “Mind-reading monkey brains look similar to ours.”
Atlas Obscura looks at pop culture gargoyles of the world....more
Let’s talk about Viennese fast food culture, because why not you know?...more
This is a story about a cat being caught smuggling a cellphone into a Russian prison.
Life among the ultimate in 1970s futurism (today).
So I guess bull surfing is a thing!...more
One of my all time favorite blogs is no more, so let’s all take a moment to appreciate a Teacher’s Guide to Environmental Sculpture.
I feel like we’ve talked about this before, but obviously the time has come to clone a mammoth....more
Continuing a theme from yesterday, here is some submarine ruin porn.
Sussex ghost hunters of the 1950s (hurray).
Yesterday was the anniversary of the first time Everest was successfully scaled. Today we live in a world where there is a serious problem with traffic on it....more
Also this is a story about a dachshund and his lion best friend. It is for you.
Now is a good time to talk some more about the death of Richard III....more
Why are barns painted red? Because of dying stars.
Very important news: yesterday the world’s biggest crocodile turned 110 (maybe).
On the other side of feelings about the world, welcome to the age of beard billboards....more
Welcome to the week! good news: the world won’t be hit by a giant asteroid at the end of the month.
Happy 50th birthday chaos theory!
It is very sad that the world does not have this desert crossing vehicle in it....more
Watch out for the solar flare you guys.
We all need some industrial disaster porn from time to time....more
The time has come for vintage Swedish movie posters.
I imagine we’ve all wondered what New York City would look like on different planets....more
Just in time for, uh, yesterday: did you know that the founder of Mother’s Day fought to have it abolished?
Split in half food is a good thing to photograph.
Abandoned Star Wars sets are too.
Headlines of the future today!...more
You will be missed western black rhino.
Not to keep being a bummer, but the Toba super-volcano probably didn’t happen either.
Now let’s talk about the occult and the father of rocket science....more
Some good news: Disney isn’t going to trademark Dia de los Muertos after all.
Wired worms its way farther into my heart via a list of recent awesome dinosaur discoveries.
Vintage science ads huzzah!
Peter Lipton photographs endangered and soon to be extinct Ecuadorian amphibians....more
Today in ruin porn, the world of abandoned borscht belt resorts.
Here is everything you need to know about the coming cicada swarm.
We are all using incredibly old words....more