Posts by: Dan Weiss
The race to be the oldest Everest scaler has ended tragically.
On the rise of 21st Century television’s female gaze.
Sometimes you just want to talk about the music of Twin Peaks and that’s ok.
Now let’s all take a trip inside the world of Mumbai’s deaf community’s public transit culture....more
All I ask is that someone out there buy me Shel Silverstein’s houseboat.
Time for a little killer whale vs great shark action I think.
Let’s discuss sensory-substitution devices and the future of the senses.
Here are those early 19th century medical illustrations you were asking about....more
Seems like the likelihood of horrible news today is even higher than normal, so let’s start the day reading about a 17th Century dream of moon travel.
Things are terrible already though: The banal horror of the Arkansas executions....more
Sometimes you just want to look at transit system fabrics of the world.
Sometimes you just want to look at abandoned malls in disrepair.
Hey guess what? Smart cities are almost certainly a huge nightmare in the making!...more
Thirty One years later the lights come back on in Chernobyl (because someone wanted to take pictures).
Let’s all explore Bangkok’s very first and unchanged department store.
Sometimes life is just a Moscow rage room.
Have you ever seen Dali’s Playboy photo shoot?...more
Happy Monday. Life is a nonstop battle against technology sometimes; we’ll back up and running tomorrow morning bright and early....more
Hope everyone out there is having a chill 4/20, here’s an article about how Hawaii is extra afraid of nuclear attack again.
Let’s all go back to the glory days of the Ontario Quintuplets....more
Sometimes you just need to watch a beaver herd some cows.
Don’t love linking to the Sun, DO love talking about Russia’s secret Arctic base.
As long as we’re staying up North, here are some photos from NASA’s recent aerial survey of the Arctic....more
Today in this horrifying dystopia we call life: of course someone broadcast a murder on Facebook Live.
“An Ice Scientist’s Worst Nightmare” is my favorite headline of the day.
Sometimes the solution is to build a maze....more
Everything is very bad, but at least we’re finding new spiders?
Amidst the big news of Enceladus maybe having life, let’s take a moment to appreciate Saturn’s other little moon.
If you live in the ocean, you are probably glowing right now....more
Ethical questions from our current dystopia: what happens when your internet provider knows your porn habits?
Long story short, the most natural state is punching someone.
Here comes Norway’s doomsday library.
Very important Chinese intergalactic property law news....more
The world is falling apart again (is still falling apart)(is probably never not falling apart). Read everything you can, take time to breathe, we’ll see you on Monday....more