Posts by: Dan Weiss
It’s Errol Morris Week over at Grantland, so I don’t know why you’re still here.
Hey but it’s pretty neat that there are still lost cities to discover!
Similarly: oh look it’s Genghis Khan’s fortress.
Let’s talk some more about that crazy body transplant thing, mainly how crazy it is....more
Let’s get this out of the way: io9’ll explain how that dang colored dress things works.
Maybe what we need is a water pipeline from Alaska? (spoiler alert: probably not.)
The world is still full of magic: Mongolian reindeer riders....more
Today in impossible black holes: hey check out this impossible black hole!
Maybe we’ll be ready for full body transplants in two years. Maybe a lot of things....more
Due to some technical problems Morning Coffee will be back tomorrow. Thanks for being buds....more
Some design porn from the dying days of the Soviet Bloc.
Elsewhere in the Cold War: remember that time we almost started a war because of a simulation?
You have no idea how important your mom’s germs were....more
If you live in the bay area, you should spend your Valentine’s Day at the Museum of Broken Relationships.
Who needs blood diamonds when you can have peanut butter ones?
China’s unfinished Manhattan replica is a lonely place.
Elsewhere in the world: inside the huts of Antarctic explorers, 100 years later....more
Time to take a trip inside the world of CIA psychological profiles of dictators and world leaders.
Also here come the AI poets.
It’s always a good day to talk about Emperor Norton....more
Great news: 50 Watts seems to be posting regularly again! Here’s a winter sports alphabet.
Meanwhile, a few years down the road, radio wave fashion of the 1930s.
Actually Australia you probably just need more fences....more
Hey look it’s some newly rediscovered Spanish Civil War photos.
Today in ruin porn: a prime minister’s abandoned Beirut mansion....more
It’s a Friday so I get to lead with a story about a blind baby seal.
The important take-away here is that the Eiffel Tower once had a penthouse apartment in it.
I guess chickens are smarter than we thought too (everything is smarter than we thought)....more
While those of you on the East Coast are freezing, let’s watch some subway cars get thrown into the ocean....more
The question for the day is, why are ants so much better at managing traffic than us?
Checking in on the art of Christian Marclay after The Clock.
Important news: the strepsiptera is a gross and upsetting insect....more