Posts by: Dan Weiss
Fun to live in a world where the University of Hawaii has to send an email about nuclear attacks.
It is time to acknowledge we don’t really understand death.
At least there are still new zippers in the world....more
The return of Jackie Shane is exactly what the world needs right now.
Is Northern California turning into Southern California? Not really! But kind of!
Love in the time of robots (the future is weird)....more
The world is bleak and scary so here is a story about some bears breaking into a pizza place.
Picturing China’s anti-desertification project.
Here are your wooden prototypes for the day....more
Japan is preparing for floods beyond anything we’ve ever seen (and they still might not be prepared enough).
Maybe we should let the libertarians build their islands anyway? for science!
Asking the important questions: was Jimi Hendrix responsible for London’s parakeets?...more
Good morning, if you haven’t read Buzzfeed’s Brietbart expose you really should!
Meanwhile, in Seattle, The Stranger infiltrates a white nationalist convention.
Now that we have out of the way let’s enjoy some midcentury gay pulp....more
Ta-Nehesi Coates reminds you: civil rights protests are never popular at the time.
What is life but a Pittsburgh parking attendant booth?
Constructivist puppets (I’m sorry this is in German).
Important dragonfly diet news.
Here are those Japanese vending machines at night photos you were looking for....more
Highly highly recommend listening to Five Thirty Eights podcast on next weeks Wisconsin Gerrymandering Supreme Court case.
The future of the military is a giant armed nervous system and what could go wrong with that?
Something I’ve been thinking a lot about: the rise of the made for Instagram museum....more
Eileen Myles on the dreamy, erotic art of Jack Pierson.
Did you know that last month Curbed profiled at the great forgotten post-war architects? They did, it’s true!
Can we bring back an extinct Galapagos tortoise?
Issues I care about: what is the world’s most walkable city?...more
Understanding Irma (sure feels like the Earth is dying right now).
I’m sure you’ve already read it, but you should read Ta-Nehesi Coates’ new essay The First White President.
But also, why do bats fly into buildings?
Long live the dying of the American mall....more