Posts by: Dan Weiss
The increase of political engagement has lead to the rebirth of the fax.
Everything is bleak, but hey we found water in the atmosphere of one of Jupiter’s exoplanets.
Our mythology needs fewer gardens and more shipwrecks.
Searching for the speed of evolution (through bird beaks)
Let’s all lose ourselves for a bit by watching chimneys collapse instead of civilization....more
It’s hard to find the balance between not letting this column get over taken by anger with the world and our new administration and not wanting to look like I have my blinders on. Thank you for your patience while I try and figure it out....more
Tech elites (and other super rich) are preparing for the apocalypse. What a fun time we’re living in!
Want to be successful? Instead of being good at things just tell some jokes!...more
Look I don’t want to exaggerate, or seem like a whiner, but today is a bleak day in American history. We’re taking a day off over here. We encourage you to donate to causes that are near and dear to you, to read something radical, to hold each other close, and to gather your strength for the long dark times ahead....more
Start your Wednesday with some talk about Antarctic bases.
Against Battles (this is very good).
News item: Venus is, like, so weird.
What is life but an island on a lake on an island on a lake on an island?...more
Maybe viruses are responsible for, like, everything?
Great news everybody! Vampire bats are actually starting to drink human blood!
Great news everybody! Hackers can probably steal your fingerprints just using peace sign selfies!
I want to live in a city that’s literally nothing but walls....more
will return bright and early tomorrow morning. Stay warm and dry out there. Take care of each other....more
Maybe there were, like, tons of moons.
Isn’t it time the dolphins started to protect themselves (or their smaller relatives).
Let’s hear it for overpasses and flyovers.
Gather round and listen to the story of Gay Bob (this was an important part of my childhood)....more
Hey guess what? Rural voter over-representation is ruining everything everywhere!
Welcome to the age of anti-surveillance clothing.
Australia is crawling with feral cats.
Can drag be survive and be subversive in the most expensive city in the US?...more
As we approach the weekend, we’d just like to take one more moment to encourage you to donate to those suffering from the Ghost Ship fire and to take a moment to read some of the memorials for those tragically lost....more