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


Feb 25th 2020 - marginalrevolution.com
Canine collar markets in everything - Tyler Cowen

Feb 25th 2020 - kottke.org
Special Edition GIF/JIF Peanut Butter Jar - Jason Kottke

Feb 25th 2020 - @Kinglrg_
I don’t know how I thought suitcases were made but this wasn’t it pic.twitter.com/LmBxmvsOv3

Feb 25th 2020 - mrmacintosh.com
How to Enable the Mac Startup Chime on New Macs - John Gruber

Feb 25th 2020 - @Rainmaker1973
Simple experiment to show that when the centripetal force action stops, the trajectory of a body in circolar motion follows the tangent to the circumference of the circle [source, credits and full video: buff.ly/2PjqPzR] pic.twitter.com/uFGeXyBwmX

Feb 23rd 2020 - @cc_rms
Congratulations to our top five finishers! 1 Isla G 2 Jack S 3 Madeline L 4 Kaelyn W 5 Noelle W pic.twitter.com/3HCRjxzao5

Feb 23rd 2020 - @cc_rms
Congratulations to all Tri Club Finishers today! This group of kids crushed the indoor triathlon today. pic.twitter.com/QuCLpOD83m

Feb 22nd 2020 - @Rachael_Conrad
For the love of god UNMUTE THIS pic.twitter.com/MA48mit8MX

Feb 22nd 2020 - @CaseyNewton
Well it finally happened … Wrote “duck” on purpose in a message and it autocorrected to “fuck.” Never been more proud of a phone

Feb 20th 2020 - flowingdata.com
Scale of Bloomberg net worth - Nathan Yau

Feb 17th 2020 - kottke.org
Face ID Compatible Respirator Masks - Jason Kottke

Feb 16th 2020 - theatlantic.com
The 2020 Disinformation War

Feb 16th 2020 - wired.com
Going the Distance (and Beyond) to Catch Marathon Cheaters

Feb 15th 2020 - @ZachFowle
You “have the right” to fart in an elevator. You’re still a dick if you do it. twitter.com/varela594/stat…

Feb 15th 2020 - @CaliaDomenico
Milky Way timelapse from Maui ,island in Hawaii pic.twitter.com/VTmSyNu1vR

Feb 15th 2020 - @AeronewsGlobal
‘From now on, that’s how you land!’ Earlier today at @HeathrowAirport: @Airbus A380 @EtihadAirways, crosswind landing during #StormDennis. Video: instagram.com/speedbirdtv 🇬🇧 @AirbusPRESS @a380fanclub @stef_schaffrath @sara_rcc @AirbusintheUK pic.twitter.com/VmlK1d25Gs

Feb 13th 2020 - @birbigs
"This restaurant serves food or shit. Which would you like?" "I only want my FAVORITE food. Otherwise, shit." - America 2020

Feb 9th 2020 - washingtonpost.com
Is economic growth limited to 2 percent? - Robert Samuelson

Feb 9th 2020 - @brentsimmons
Knock It the Fuck Off: inessential.com/2020/02/09/kno…

Feb 5th 2020 - @michael_hendrix
In 1970, only one county's share of highly educated workers was 10% or more *below* the national average. By 2018, more than 1,900 counties lagged the national average by 10% or more. (via @aaron_renn) pic.twitter.com/bYnpX1zUxJ

Feb 4th 2020 - @CatherineIsaac_
My 7 year old was tapping away on my Mac tonight and told me he was writing a book. I think you’ll agree it’s one hell of an opening. pic.twitter.com/2oboJEI3uh

Feb 4th 2020 - @roywoodjr
I don’t know if this dog training for Westminster but if he is, he gone be ready. pic.twitter.com/DMalRM5pN7

Feb 4th 2020 - @JayCaruso
Creator of the #IowaCaucuses app pic.twitter.com/teCimZeqny

Feb 4th 2020 - @annabelpark
#PeteButtigieg precinct captain in rural Iowa responds to a caucus-goer flipping out upon learning that he has a same-sex partner. It’s a masterclass in patience, persistence, and love. Bravo @NikkiHeever #IowaCaucuses #cresco #howardcountyiowa pic.twitter.com/PhX7vRFh8X

Feb 3rd 2020 - @samstein
Between the coin flipping, the picking of names out of hats, the gamesmanship to deny certain candidates votes, the hurdles for people who work at night and have children and the demographics, it is tough to really make a case for Iowa tonight.

Feb 1st 2020 - kottke.org
One Guy Gets Entire Park to Sing Bon Jovi - Jason Kottke

Jan 31st 2020 - @emorwee
I know a lot of people feel like the fight for a livable, sustainable planet is unwinnable. I know that a lot of people feel burnt out and hopeless when it comes to climate. I would ask those people to watch this clip. twitter.com/CNBC/status/12…

Jan 31st 2020 - @nytopinion
Perhaps women "choose running because we don’t need permission to do it — we can do it whenever and however we want," says @lindsaycrouse nyti.ms/38Sej1x

Jan 31st 2020 - @matthewjdowd
Lamar Alexander’s argument: a guy is caught cheating on an exam, he isn’t sorry for cheating, says he will cheat on next exam, no boundaries are put in place for him to stop cheating, so let’s just let him take next exam and see how he does.

Jan 30th 2020 - @JesseCharlesLee
In an election year, Republican presidents are immune from impeachment and Democratic presidents lose their ability to appoint Supreme Court justices.

Jan 29th 2020 - @dodo
This golden retriever made it her job to keep her little brother safe pic.twitter.com/bcTd51XwSg

Jan 29th 2020 - @sarahcpr
These impeachment hearings are like if Sesame Street was trying to figure out if Cookie Monster ate all the cookies

Jan 29th 2020 - @peterpur
😮 pic.twitter.com/AipLEgt1DR

Jan 28th 2020 - nytimes.com
The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It

Jan 27th 2020 - @ringer
There’s a moment from Kobe’s final game that few people saw and nobody really remembers … but @miketirico won’t ever forget it. pic.twitter.com/prJGObG58y

Jan 27th 2020 - @LifeNewsHQ
WOW Such a moving video. Let us never forget. #NeverAgain twitter.com/realrobinhood1…

Jan 27th 2020 - @page_eco
Amazing: a trail of termites (up) and a trail of ants (down), both protected by a row of their soldiers in a stand-off, without fighting. from @Mehdi_Moussaid pic.twitter.com/4ULo2idgH4

Jan 26th 2020 - futilitycloset.com
Applied Chemistry - Greg Ross

Jan 24th 2020 - kottke.org
Scary Sea Monster Really Just Hundreds of Tiny Fish in a Trench Coat - Jason Kottke

Jan 24th 2020 - @BSmile
"Little Chocolate Donuts" (Classic 1977 SNL Commercial) ~ Comedy legend John Belushi was born in Chicago on this day in 1949. pic.twitter.com/Toiq6KVEi6

Jan 24th 2020 - @tomcoates
@realDonaldTrump Yeah, I mean. You’re not serious. Right? pic.twitter.com/VzeLCiawEC

Jan 24th 2020 - @MrPeanut
@lifetimefitness He just about did it all in his Life Time 💪

Jan 23rd 2020 - kottke.org
Parasitic Fake ATMs - Jason Kottke

Jan 22nd 2020 - xkcd.com
Solar System Changes

Jan 16th 2020 - kottke.org
Official Posters for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games - Jason Kottke

Jan 8th 2020 - desmoinesregister.com
How Des Moines landed an Ironman triathlon

Jan 8th 2020 - nytimes.com
Progress Marches On - John Gruber

Jan 7th 2020 - kottke.org
Danny MacAskill Joins the Gym - Jason Kottke

Jan 6th 2020 - informationisbeautiful.net
US Smoking Rates Are The Lowest Since Records Began - Information is Beautiful

Jan 3rd 2020 - flowingdata.com
Timelines to make you feel old - Nathan Yau

Jan 2nd 2020 - kottke.org
How to Make Popcorn Using a Blow Torch & Hair Dryer - Jason Kottke

Jan 1st 2020 - xkcd.com
I Love the 20s

Dec 31st 2019 - minnestar.org
Minnestar’s 2019 Year in Review - Maria Ploessl

Dec 30th 2019 - kottke.org
How Do You Move a Star? Stellar Engines! - Jason Kottke

Dec 30th 2019 - qz.com
If you don’t trust your employees to work remotely, you shouldn’t have hired them in the first place

Dec 30th 2019 - dcrainmaker.com
The Challenges Ahead for Zwift and ESports

Dec 27th 2019 - kottke.org
A Self-Driving DeLorean Is Taught How to Drift - Jason Kottke

Dec 27th 2019 - kottke.org
A Free-to-Use Library of Very Canadian Stock Photos - Jason Kottke

Dec 20th 2019 - kottke.org
Almost Famous: “I Was in The Black Eyed Peas. Then I Quit.” - Jason Kottke

Dec 16th 2019 - flowingdata.com
Occupation Growth and Decline - Nathan Yau

Dec 15th 2019 - wired.com
The Next Nuclear Plants Will Be Small, Svelte, and Safer

Dec 13th 2019 - xkcd.com
Brussels Sprouts Mandela Effect

Dec 13th 2019 - kottke.org
The Kung Fu Nuns of the Drukpa Order - Jason Kottke

Dec 12th 2019 - damninteresting.com
Private Wojtek’s Right to Bear Arms - Erika Nesvold

Dec 11th 2019 - dcrainmaker.com
Fascinating Stats from Strava’s 2019 Year End Report - DC Rainmaker

Dec 11th 2019 - kottke.org
If Hogwarts Were an Inner-City School (Key & Peele) - Jason Kottke

Dec 7th 2019 - theatlantic.com
The False Promise of Morning Routines

Dec 7th 2019 - wired.com
On Pooping in the Dark—No Lights, No Phones, No Distractions

Dec 7th 2019 - startribune.com
Life Time CEO says luxurious new club at Southdale is just the beginning

Dec 6th 2019 - xkcd.com
Flu Shot

Dec 6th 2019 - kottke.org
The Deep Sea - Jason Kottke

Dec 5th 2019 - informationisbeautiful.net
US Cancer Survival Rates Are Rising - Information is Beautiful

Dec 4th 2019 - kottke.org
‘Snowbrawl’ - John Gruber

Dec 2nd 2019 - kottke.org
The Most Popular TV Shows 1986-2019 - Jason Kottke

Nov 25th 2019 - kottke.org
How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic - Jason Kottke

Nov 18th 2019 - wsj.com
What Science Tells Us About Preventing Dementia

Oct 20th 2019 - theatlantic.com
The Liberation of Mitt Romney

Oct 3rd 2019 - theatlantic.com
Unfit for Office

Sep 12th 2019 - damninteresting.com
Dead Reckoning

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

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

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

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

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

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 8th 2019 - theatlantic.com
The Miracle of Minneapolis

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

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

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

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