Below is a list of recent articles, stories and tweets I've found interesting. Curated from Twitter, Instapaper, YouTube and RSS (using Feedbin + Reeder).


Sep 16th 2019 - kottke.org
Euphemisms for Death Collected from Obituaries - Jason Kottke

Sep 16th 2019 - kottke.org
Graffiti That Helps You See Through Walls - Jason Kottke

Sep 15th 2019 - @_HelenDale
Thai dance is actually astounding. pic.twitter.com/47tBZO58za

Sep 12th 2019 - damninteresting.com
Dead Reckoning

Sep 8th 2019 - damninteresting.com
The Eponymous Mr. Ponzi

Sep 7th 2019 - @akkitwts
Wr don't deserve dogs. pic.twitter.com/70t7RNM60Y

Sep 6th 2019 - kottke.org
The Comet - Jason Kottke

Sep 3rd 2019 - washingtonpost.com
Why America is losing the information war to Russia - David Ignatius

Sep 3rd 2019 - kottke.org
Errol Morris & Bob Odenkirk Team Up for Climate Change Spots - Jason Kottke

Sep 3rd 2019 - @RepTimRyan
Trump’s trade war pic.twitter.com/7TEhCSSpuh

Aug 29th 2019 - @angadadlakha
Little Madeline sees a train for the first time! So pure! Wish I could remember the first time I saw a train. 😊 pic.twitter.com/mc4rkwJchS

Aug 29th 2019 - @amazingmap
Most popular girl name by state from 1960-2012 #USA #Map #Maps #Amazingmap #Amazingmaps pic.twitter.com/4esACBJoxp

Aug 27th 2019 - @LaurenGoode
95% 12-month retention rate on any connected fitness product is...very very good twitter.com/ShiraOvide/sta…

Aug 26th 2019 - runnersworld.com
Woman Wins 50K Ultra Marathon Outright, Trophy Snafu for Male Winner Follows - John Gruber

Aug 26th 2019 - @atrupar
The president of the United States believes: - Wind turbines cause cancer - Nuclear weapons might be the solution to hurricanes - Raking forests is key to preventing wildfires - Cold snaps refute climate change He said today he "knows more about the environment than most" 🙃 twitter.com/atrupar/status…

Aug 26th 2019 - @CaptYonah
Typical Twitter argument twitter.com/bro_Vvs/status…

Aug 24th 2019 - @jdickerson
The Aristocrats! twitter.com/i/status/11653…

Aug 23rd 2019 - kottke.org
Metallica’s Enter Sandman, Covered in 20 Different Musical Styles - Jason Kottke

Aug 23rd 2019 - marginalrevolution.com
Starbucks monetary policy - Tyler Cowen

Aug 21st 2019 - @MaglioJen
Someone today asked me if I wanted to read Smash Mouth's "All Star" translated into Aramaic and then back to English. The answer to that question is always yes. pic.twitter.com/wlZowIumvI

Aug 20th 2019 - kottke.org
Music Video Shot from the Front of a Toy Lego Train - Jason Kottke

Aug 20th 2019 - @jessemthomas
Pretty much my nutritional philosphy summed up nicely, including the occasional fish and chips! Happy, healthy, balanced, sustainable. twitter.com/jonny_brownlee… pic.twitter.com/tPPrCbJhtJ

Aug 18th 2019 - @grudging1
"People who don't want cancer can't even discern between tumor types." twitter.com/NRA/status/116…

Aug 17th 2019 - @rmmageddon
🤣More of this please .... pic.twitter.com/del9UdP5TK

Aug 13th 2019 - @CollinFischer86
Largest employer in each state pic.twitter.com/e4HOUeYb3P

Aug 12th 2019 - @SteveStuWill
This is what your childhood home videos look like when your dad's a Hollywood special-effects artist... pic.twitter.com/U1orQHGyzk

Aug 12th 2019 - @WIREDScience
Woah. Simone Biles appeared to defy the laws of physics with this epic tumbling pass at the US Gymnastics Championships last night. But it didn't defy physics, it used physics. Here's how: trib.al/5XJaiyt pic.twitter.com/MUymrAdhf8

Aug 12th 2019 - @TriviaOlympics
#OnThisDay in #Rio2016 men´s 50m freestyle final 🏊‍♂️ @USASwimming @AnthonyErvin 🇺🇸 won being 35 years old his 2nd #Gold 🥇 in this event, 16 years after his 1st one in this event (#Sydney2000) pic.twitter.com/UR7bfALnaa

Aug 11th 2019 - theatlantic.com
The Shame and Disgrace Will Linger - David Frum

Aug 10th 2019 - @mywifeisgerman
Meanwhile, in Germany... pic.twitter.com/SMWmdw94N8

Aug 10th 2019 - @LVaughanJones
When your drone runs out of battery over a lake, timing is everything... pic.twitter.com/btDekWXpoV

Aug 9th 2019 - @AndySwan
Why can’t this guy be the witness for everything pic.twitter.com/yVK2Jyjuj7

Aug 9th 2019 - @sophywong
Sneak peek: cardboard shoulder mounted wing! You can do a lot with simple materials & simple code 👍 @HackSpaceMag @adafruit #circuitpython #WearableTech pic.twitter.com/SoJ6kMMvAf

Aug 9th 2019 - @The_UnSilent_
A bipartisan reminder that absolutely none of this is normal pic.twitter.com/OjyVGTfTU1

Aug 7th 2019 - @AngieCraigMN
Look who I ran into— hope you enjoyed the sweet corn ice cream, @Jason2CD. Glad you were able to make it! pic.twitter.com/Fv6BJ9gHRL

Aug 7th 2019 - flowingdata.com
Light from the center of the galaxy - Nathan Yau

Aug 7th 2019 - @dyllyp
This is the most accurate depiction of my Twitter account that I’ve ever seen pic.twitter.com/OB9WBTwiTU

Aug 6th 2019 - nytimes.com
Triathlons Fight Decline and Seek Ways to Attract the Young

Aug 6th 2019 - @drfakenstein
Full House needed more mustaches @Nick_Offerman #nickofferman #ronswanson #fullhouse #ParksandRec pic.twitter.com/sY7lPcfaaO

Aug 6th 2019 - flowingdata.com
Best Burger Ranks - Nathan Yau

Aug 5th 2019 - flowingdata.com
A quiz to see if you’re rich - Nathan Yau

Aug 3rd 2019 - @ryan_scott
Fox News did to our parents what they thought video games would do to us.

Aug 3rd 2019 - @USASwimming
Blazing trails 🔥💪 @reganesmith4 | #FINAGwangju2019 pic.twitter.com/cMoiW5kAZP

Aug 1st 2019 - @ZeroBlog30
Civilians: “I wonder what they talk about when they fly. Probably dog fighting tactics or something.” Pilots: pic.twitter.com/KGEea11zzm

Aug 1st 2019 - @CenTexAg
I'm not even mad. I'm impressed. pic.twitter.com/GSiTzw1K32

Jul 31st 2019 - @ComedyCentral
Nah, last time there was a joke at a debate it became president. twitter.com/DonaldJTrumpJr…

Jul 22nd 2019 - flowingdata.com
Airport runway orientation reveals wind patterns - Nathan Yau

Jul 17th 2019 - washingtonpost.com
Apollo 11’s achievement still dazzles - George Will

Jul 15th 2019 - kottke.org
Character Routing Maps of Famous Films - Jason Kottke

Jun 15th 2019 - futilitycloset.com
“The Bastard Professor” - Greg Ross

Jun 15th 2019 - wired.com
Remembering Gabriele Grunewald, Who Ran For Herself and Others

Jun 15th 2019 - marginalrevolution.com
Why Chinese is so difficult - Tyler Cowen

Jun 13th 2019 - dcrainmaker.com
Garmin’s Biggest Competitor Is Their Own Software Instability

Jun 10th 2019 - xkcd.com
An Apple a Day

Jun 6th 2019 - kottke.org
Teaching a Neural Network How to Drive a Car - Jason Kottke

Jun 4th 2019 - kottke.org
The National Park Typeface - Jason Kottke

May 31st 2019 - kottke.org
Ikea Recreates Famous TV Living Rooms Using Only Their Furniture - Jason Kottke

May 30th 2019 - kottke.org
A School of Fossilized Fish - Jason Kottke

May 28th 2019 - kottke.org
The Steep Drop in Britain’s Coal Usage - Jason Kottke

May 20th 2019 - outsideonline.com
Will Mining Destroy America's Most Popular Wilderness?

May 15th 2019 - marginalrevolution.com
The company that is Amazon - Tyler Cowen

May 14th 2019 - kottke.org
Sweet Little Rain, a Coffee Drink Built for Instagram - Jason Kottke

May 14th 2019 - washingtonpost.com
For some national politicians, over-the-top competition isn’t limited to elections. The relentless drive that powers a campaign serves some politicians just as well in the weight room, on the basketball court or in the Ironman.

May 9th 2019 - kottke.org
The Lifespans of Ancient Civilizations - Jason Kottke

May 8th 2019 - theatlantic.com
The Miracle of Minneapolis

May 6th 2019 - kottke.org
Here Grows New York City, a Time Lapse of NYC’s Street Grid from 1609 to the Present - Jason Kottke

May 3rd 2019 - futilitycloset.com
Elegant Variation - Greg Ross

May 3rd 2019 - vox.com
Is Slack ruining our jobs - and lives?

May 1st 2019 - flowingdata.com
Job Switching by Age - Nathan Yau

Apr 19th 2019 - nymag.com
Mayor Pete Is the Democrats’ Folksiest Heartland Hope. Really!

Apr 18th 2019 - kottke.org
Rebuilding the Notre Dame with Strong Trees and Laser Scans - Jason Kottke

Apr 17th 2019 - youtube.com
How Leonardo da Vinci made a "satellite" map in 1502 - YouTube

Apr 10th 2019 - mcsweeneys.net
Poorly Researched Men’s Fiction - John Gruber

Apr 10th 2019 - xkcd.com
M87 Black Hole Size Comparison

Apr 10th 2019 - flowingdata.com
All of the deaths in Game of Thrones - Nathan Yau

Apr 6th 2019 - mashable.com
Mashable: ‘Amazon Bought Eero for $97 Million and Employees Still Got Screwed’ - John Gruber

Apr 1st 2019 - theatlantic.com
There Will Never Be a Movie Like ‘The Matrix’ Again

Mar 26th 2019 - bikepacking.com
Traveling Tubeless for Bikepacking and Touring - BIKEPACKING.com

Mar 22nd 2019 - 1843magazine.com
Death of the calorie

Mar 18th 2019 - nytimes.com
Building Grit in Girls Through Mountain Biking

Mar 16th 2019 - theatlantic.com
How Much Immigration Is Too Much?

Mar 2nd 2019 - bikepacking.com
Raising Riders: From Passengers to Partners on the Baja Divide - BIKEPACKING.com

Feb 24th 2019 - washingtonpost.com
Perspective | The 6 essential cons that define Trump’s success

Feb 15th 2019 - fivethirtyeight.com
Lindsey Vonn Is The Greatest American Skier — And It’s Not Even Close

Jan 28th 2019 - wired.com
The Insane Numbers Behind Cycling's Most Masochistic Race

Jan 25th 2019 - nytimes.com
The Enduring Fight Over the First Ironman Triathlon

Jan 24th 2019 - slatestarcodex.com
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Jan 22nd 2019 - outsideonline.com
The Shady Link Between Sunscreen and Your Health

Jan 19th 2019 - wsj.com
Bill Gates: The Best Investment I’ve Ever Made

Jan 16th 2019 - nytimes.com
Conan O’Brien Wants to Scare Himself With the New, Shorter ‘Conan’

Dec 29th 2018 - dcrainmaker.com
How to: Troubleshooting Power Meter and Trainer Accuracy Issues

Dec 25th 2018 - nytimes.com
Opinion | The General Who Preferred the Foxhole

Dec 22nd 2018 - wsj.com
How Fortnite Triggered an Unwinnable War Between Parents and Their Boys

Dec 9th 2018 - nytimes.com
The Woman Who Outruns the Men, 200 Miles at a Time

Nov 30th 2018 - allenpike.com
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