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

Oct 22nd 2020 - @fittinsider
Life Time Fitness CEO Bahram Akradi on COVID’s impact: - 150 gyms, $2B revenue in ‘19 - revenues went to zero - 60% foot traffic upon reopening - losses: $500-$600M in ‘20 - another $200M in losses ‘21 - will see little/no recovery for 7+ mos - stopped or slowed all expansion

Oct 20th 2020 - @SpencerJCox
I’m not sure this has ever been done before...but as our national political dialogue continues to decline, my opponent @PetersonUtah and I decided to try something different. We can disagree without hating each other. Let’s make Utah an example to the nation. #StandUnited #utpol

Oct 19th 2020 - @RexChapman

Oct 17th 2020 -
America Is Broken

Oct 14th 2020 - @KiwiEV
Now, if this isn't the coolest thing you've seen today then you need to close the refrigerator. It's an animation of how bridges were built in Central Europe in the middle-ages.

Oct 14th 2020 -
Revolutionary, Indeed - John Gruber

Oct 13th 2020 - @RexChapman
Ok, this is amazing...

Oct 12th 2020 - @JoeVennare
Connected fitness is a business model, not a form of exercise.

Oct 11th 2020 - @meenaharris
She really said, “Umm yeaaa as per the 1964 Civil Rights Act” lmfaoooo

Oct 11th 2020 - @StevieOakley
Damn I hope Kevin Bacon doesn't get Covid. That contact tracing would be insane..

Oct 10th 2020 - @LOUISAGUIRRE
Is there an award for best signage? There should be.

Oct 9th 2020 -
How Miss Shilling’s Orifice Helped Win the War

Oct 8th 2020 - @HenpeckedHal
My 20 year old cousin got his own apartment and it's going pretty well

Oct 7th 2020 - @bubbaprog
Total time a fly sat on Mike Pence's head: two minutes

Oct 6th 2020 - @OriginalYoni
It took pencil artist @KeeganHall over 250 hours to recreate the iconic Michael Jordan free throw dunk — and it is one of the most impressive drawings you will ever see.

Oct 5th 2020 - @tharkibo
Let’s be honest Jurassic Park is about capitalistic hubris not science gone wrong. The science went gloriously right

Oct 5th 2020 - @right_movies
This is incredible. A snowball fight filmed by cinema pioneers the Lumiere bros in France, 1896. It's been colourised and had the speed adjusted.

Oct 5th 2020 - @AvatarDomy
Spitfire jumps a distance of over 31 feet to create a new world record for the farthest leap by a dog

Oct 4th 2020 - @pongosapien
Good morning America!! #PrideBoys #ProudBoys

Oct 3rd 2020 -
‘Schadenfreude’ - John Gruber

Oct 2nd 2020 - @JoeVennare
News: Strava expects to reach unicorn status w/new funding. • the company is profitable • looking to raise $150M-$400M • seeking valuation over $1B • recently crossed 68M accounts, up 35% since Feb (report via @business)…

Oct 2nd 2020 - @jordanzakarin
To help Donald Trump get the full COVID-19 experience, let’s make sure he loses his job and is evicted from his home next month.

Oct 1st 2020 - @pemcapdoc
Scrubs intro from our children’s hospital!!! We love Fake Doctors Real Friends, and we would love to meet you @zachbraff @donald_faison @JoelleMonique @dj_danl !!!

Oct 1st 2020 - @JoeVennare
Peloton's razor-and-blade business model razor: at least $1,900 and are profitable on its own blade: $40/month content sub @ 57% gross margin churn: ~0.5% LTV: $3,600/sub In the future, $PTON aims for a 70% profit margin on subscriptions.

Sep 30th 2020 - @HamillHimself
That debate was the worst thing I've ever seen & I was in The Star Wars Holiday Special.

Sep 28th 2020 -
Trump’s Taxes Show Chronic Losses and Years of Income Tax Avoidance

Sep 26th 2020 - @CaseyBriggs
This person on tiktok has developed a classification model for conspiracy theories

Sep 23rd 2020 -
iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 review: iPhone revolution, iPad evolution - Chris Welch

Sep 22nd 2020 - @nytimes
Maya Gabeira, a 33-year-old Brazilian surfer, rode a 73.5 foot wave in Nazaré, Portugal, in February. Now it's official: The wave was the biggest surfed by anyone during the 2019-20 winter season, a first for women in professional surfing.

Sep 19th 2020 -

Sep 16th 2020 - @cres_guez
Firefighters: literally fight fire Also firefighters: fighting conspiracy theories on TikTok

Sep 16th 2020 - @CharlesFinch
god bless the Redditor who pointed out that jack white looks like Michael Cera dressed up as Johnny Depp for Halloween

Sep 15th 2020 -
The Love Triangle That Spawned Trump’s Mideast Peace Deal - By Thomas L. Friedman

Sep 15th 2020 -
The military is providing an unexpected and powerful line of defense against Russian interference - David Ignatius

Sep 15th 2020 -
Race, policing, and the universal yearning for safety - Ezra Klein

Sep 15th 2020 - @RottenTomatoes
Watch the official trailer for #TheMandalorian Season 2. Baby Yoda and Mando return October 30th on Disney Plus.

Sep 14th 2020 -
Evidence of Alien Life

Sep 13th 2020 - @DrLindseyFitz
#CuriousCures in the history of medicine: “One Night Cough Syrup” from the 1930s, which contained cannabis, morphine, chloroform, & alcohol! In 1934, the FDA ruled that the claims of the cough syrup's therapeutic properties were misleading, and remaining stock was destroyed.

Sep 11th 2020 - @anneapplebaum
19 years ago today, if you had told me that this cynical grifter would be president and Rudy Giuliani would be working on behalf of a Russian intelligence officer - I wouldn't have believed you.…

Sep 11th 2020 - @brianklaas
On September 11th, shortly after the Twin Towers collapsed, leaving thousands dead, Donald Trump boasted that his building was now the tallest building in downtown Manhattan (which also wasn't true).

Sep 9th 2020 -
Trump Supporters Should Face Negative Consequences for Their Actions - Jason Kottke

Sep 9th 2020 - @pourmecoffee
Hey let's watch NASA test a big-ass booster…

Sep 7th 2020 -
For Your Eyes Only - Marisa Brook

Sep 3rd 2020 -
Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’

Sep 3rd 2020 -
★ Online Privacy Should Be Modeled on Real-World Privacy - John Gruber

Aug 31st 2020 -
Using Conservative Logic to Defend History’s Greatest Monsters - Jason Kottke

Aug 25th 2020 -
Optimizing a peanut butter and banana sandwich - Nathan Yau

Aug 20th 2020 -
The Trinity Cube - Jason Kottke

Aug 20th 2020 -
Ukulele Covers of AC/DC, Nirvana, and Guns N’ Roses Hits - Jason Kottke

Aug 19th 2020 -
Data-information-conspiracy - Nathan Yau

Aug 17th 2020 -

Aug 14th 2020 -
COVID Risk Comfort Zone

Aug 9th 2020 -
Unwanted Truths: Inside Trump’s Battles With U.S. Intelligence Agencies

Aug 9th 2020 -
Bill Gates on Covid: Most US Tests Are ‘Completely Garbage’

Aug 7th 2020 -
Inside the Company Trying to Solve the Global Bicycle Shortage

Aug 5th 2020 -
Transfiguration: An Ever-Evolving Walking Figure - Jason Kottke

Aug 5th 2020 -
Thankfully, history has not yet repeated Hiroshima and Nagasaki - George Will

Aug 2nd 2020 -
Unbundling the Police in Kentucky - Alex Tabarrok

Jul 31st 2020 -
Where the System May Break - David Frum

Jul 31st 2020 -
And Now a Message from Mask Spokesman Bane from The Dark Knight Rises - Jason Kottke

Jul 27th 2020 -
Defining ’90s music - Nathan Yau

Jul 25th 2020 -
A Cave Kingpin Is Buying Up America’s Underground. What’s His Plan?

Jul 25th 2020 -
Why 536 was ‘the worst year to be alive’

Jul 24th 2020 -
Cervelo Caledonia: Road Bike of the Future

Jul 23rd 2020 -
The Death of Rice - Jason Kottke

Jul 23rd 2020 -
Britain’s Woodland Cover Has Returned to Medieval Levels - Information is Beautiful

Jul 17th 2020 -
Supercapacitor Buses Are A Thing Now - Information is Beautiful

Jul 15th 2020 -
COVID Risk Chart

Jul 4th 2020 -
‘A Preventable Catastrophe’

Jul 3rd 2020 -
Coronavirus COVID-19 Riskiest Activities - David McCandless

Jun 21st 2020 -
How Far Does the Apple Fall From the Tree?

Jun 19th 2020 -
Chicago’s Wiener Circle - John Gruber

Jun 18th 2020 -
Teacher Tells Off Neil Armstrong for Faking the Moon Landing - Jason Kottke

Jun 15th 2020 -
Twist, Spin, Tuck, Jump - Jason Kottke

Jun 9th 2020 -
Video Timeline of Trump’s St. John’s Church Photo Op and Lafayette Square Crackdown - John Gruber

May 30th 2020 -
Inside the Flour Company Supplying America’s Sudden Baking Obsession

May 28th 2020 -
Whoop 3.0 Band & Platform In-Depth Review - DC Rainmaker

May 16th 2020 -
The Day the Live Concert Returns

May 8th 2020 -
Sure, the Velociraptors Are Still On the Loose, But That’s No Reason Not to Reopen Jurassic Park

Apr 22nd 2020 -
IT'S TIME TO BUILD - Andreessen Horowitz

Apr 5th 2020 -
The History of the Trapper Keeper

Apr 5th 2020 -
What I Learned When My Husband Got Sick With Coronavirus

Apr 5th 2020 -
How the Pandemic Will End

Mar 26th 2020 -
The Doctor Who Helped Defeat Smallpox Explains What's Coming

Mar 5th 2020 -
Learning to Run Without Headphones

Feb 29th 2020 -
We Need To Take CO2 Out Of The Sky

Feb 16th 2020 -
The 2020 Disinformation War

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 7th 2019 -
The False Promise of Morning Routines

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