I’m sure you would like to see NASA’s original astronaut want ad....more
Posts by: Dan Weiss
Creepy White Guys is your (dispiriting, insightful and hilarious) tumblr of the day.
We are also very close to being able to 3D print all your food necessities....more
Today seems like a good day to discuss density, cities, and human geography (and infographics).
Werner Freund is your badass human being of the week.
Let’s listen to the sound of the Earth (pressed onto vinyl)....more
Happy Monday, here is a baby bat.
It is our duty, as Americans, to lasso an asteroid and park it near the moon.
Elsewhere in the (occasionally dystopian) future being now: we have entered the age of essay grading computers....more
It turns out ice growing wild in a historic factory building looks pretty neat.
io9 has your April Fools Day round-up.
Now we can get to the International Space Station way faster (I’ll see you in a couple hours dudes)....more
Here are some infomercial gifs to ease you into the week.
I’m not entirely sure what is happening here, but I DO know that I’m Google is my favorite tumblr today.
Clearly the best use of the Boston police’s resources is poorly staking out the awful scourge that is the DIY show community....more
I think we could all use some cute sea lion news.
Atlas Obscura (via the American Museum of Natural History) looks at the origins of whales....more
There are all sorts of unseen Basquiat works on the way.
We are legally obliged to post some ruin porn every month or so.
I am sort of in love with this look at the spit-balling process that led to Raiders of the Lost Ark (I am allowed to post to this because it is about the creative process or something)....more
Today is a good day to think about lost explorers.
Every day is a good day for Chinese propaganda of the 1950s....more
Politics I can get behind: It is imperative that we keep spending money studying duck penises.
Dept. of about-dang-time: the invisible bike helmet.
Books prove that none of feel anything any more (or something)....more
Welcome to the week, let’s look at pictures of things doctors have had to remove from human bodies.
The simply titled US Patent Illustrations is your tumblr for the day.
“Ghost Malls of the Instant Cities.” Yeah!...more
Everyone loves translation errors in foreign airports.
The future is filled with unignorable advertisements.
Who wants to take a trip to the Blue Planet Aquarium with me?...more
More Soviet children’s books forever please.
Let’s talk about insect head transplants (ok).
I’m so conflicted you guys, on the one hand I think Amazon is probably literally the worst, on the other hand I feel morally obliged to report on any and all record space-age items....more
Chinese copycat architecture is my favorite thing today.
Let’s explore 113 years of New York state driver’s licenses.
Yes, Facebook know’s what you are doing whether or not you’re a member....more
The ice of Lake Michigan provide you with some gifs to make it through the weekend.
It turns out that Sherlock Holmes’s copyrights are all sorts of confusing and problematic....more
Here is a baby dik-dik. You’re welcome, the internet.
Photographing the impressions left by clothing and jewlery, is a thing you could do. (nsfw)
So, what porn is the world looking for (this one is pretty safe actually)....more
No, we didn’t find 100 percent proof of extraterrestrial life, but we did figure out that life COULD have existed on Mars!
Obviously the answer is floating cities.
Soviet anti-alcohol posters? If you insist.
Speaking of the Soviets, 3 killer commando dolphins are on the loose in the Ukraine....more
In case you want to start your week reading fascinating and upsetting historical documents, over 10,000 Haitian runaway slave notices have digitized.
There is something mysterious living in Antarctica’s Lake Vostok (cue horror movie music)....more
Welcome to the known world, new South African cryptic spider.
Pendulum Choir is your art installation for the week.
Space paradoxes are my favorite kind of paradoxes.
You know what this power station really needs? A roller coaster....more
Look, I know this is venturing way too far into pop-culture, but this article about what happened to the show Up All Night is a totally fascinating look into how creative works are destroyed through the best of intentions....more
Today’s scariest thing: anaesthesia wearing off mid-surgery!
In honor of all this dead horse-based turmoil, Atlas Obscura looks at the enshrined skull of the world’s oldest horse....more
The Onion is not above its own satirizing, which is why it is the best.
Shall we now discuss the possible origins of language?...more