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


Aug 7th 2020 - marker.medium.com
Inside the Company Trying to Solve the Global Bicycle Shortage

Aug 7th 2020 - @CityofRosemount
Can we just take a sec to admire the athleticism of this sport?! "We are always stoked to see the locals killing it only after a few days!! We can't wait to see the progression and the scene grow in MN." -@PillarDesign Photos by @PILLLARSkate #RosemountMN #onlyinmn #skateboarding pic.twitter.com/mqG800EJvd

Aug 7th 2020 - @ReallyAmerican1
🤣 pic.twitter.com/Wpbn9uVboz

Aug 6th 2020 - @LTRaceSeries
Mood. pic.twitter.com/3wYeAXSLnL

Aug 6th 2020 - @McJesse
Horrible time for the NRA, first they close down schools and now this.

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

Aug 4th 2020 - @RexChapman
Trump interviewing himself may be the best thing to ever happen to the internet... pic.twitter.com/2xMDfg7PGF

Aug 3rd 2020 - @BuzzFeed
Believe it or not, these are all cakes! Special Thanks: instagram.com/redrosecake_tu… pic.twitter.com/JB3WsRUwWj

Aug 3rd 2020 - @barstoolsports
Katie Ledecky swimming without dropping the chocolate milk off her head is just flat out impressive (via @katieledecky) pic.twitter.com/hqJgDr0r4c

Aug 3rd 2020 - @RyskeldiSatke
Fascinating footage of snow leopard hunt here. Filmmaker Martin Dohrn did an exceptional piece of filming on the edge of Gobi desert in Mongolia. tv.apple.com/au/episode/the… pic.twitter.com/FHPLRvB08n

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

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

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

Jul 31st 2020 - @MeredithFrost
Next level editing here. twitter.com/Nike/status/12…

Jul 29th 2020 - @LaunchPhoto
Atlas V poised for liftoff tomorrow with Mars 2020 'Perseverance' (ULA pics): pic.twitter.com/sv4AhIxfD6

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

Jul 26th 2020 - @WIRED
Sleep: Strengthens your immune system Reduces anxiety Regulates mood Improves memory Lowers your risk of diabetes and cancer Helps prevent Alzheimer’s The science is clear: You need more sleep wired.trib.al/t0RYiRz pic.twitter.com/RbxNdOVuU5

Jul 26th 2020 - @blaireerskine
I’m a MAGA teen 🎶 🇺🇸 💪 pic.twitter.com/qfnPHzVBUF

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

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

Jul 25th 2020 - @StevenLHall1
Wow. Seriously? pic.twitter.com/DpzXpMga3B

Jul 25th 2020 - @Fahrenthold
NEW: You know who’s not surprised by 2020? The alumni of Trump University. Ex-students say that in the pandemic, @realDonaldTrump has re-used the tactics he used on them — trying to fix a failure by denying it exists, and attacking those who say it does washingtonpost.com/politics/spin-…

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

Jul 23rd 2020 - kottke.org
The Death of Rice - Jason Kottke

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

Jul 23rd 2020 - @cervelo
This is the bike for big, stupid rides. Meet the all-new Caledonia. ✨ youtu.be/Ab9V5f8mnqc

Jul 21st 2020 - @aalkermd
Just wanted to make sure you saw this. #Hamilton #Fauci pic.twitter.com/uYBV4DFUMK

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

Jul 16th 2020 - @CrowieAlexander
16/07/2005. Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota. 15 years ago today. One of my favourite race memories and photos. The pure emotion of nailing a big performance when it counts. My face says it all! 📷 @CompImagePhotoinstagram.com/p/CCsZO_VBaVP/…

Jul 15th 2020 - @BrandonDavisBD
Bridger, 6 years old, saved his little sister from an attacking dog. He knew he would get hurt, but he did it anyway. He’s a hero. So, we made this happen. One of the most fulfilling things, ever, huge thanks to Chris Evans. Spread love. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/PKxeHcyPyk

Jul 15th 2020 - xkcd.com
COVID Risk Chart

Jul 15th 2020 - @sarahcpr
How to immigration policy pic.twitter.com/qxjmIXPZkL

Jul 15th 2020 - @xkcdComic
COVID Risk Chart xkcd.com/2333/ m.xkcd.com/2333/ pic.twitter.com/V64m8xyEhx

Jul 15th 2020 - @iceland
Looks like you’ve been through a lot. It looks like you need to let it out. It looks like you need Iceland. Record your scream from anywhere in the world at lookslikeyouneediceland.com and we’ll release it in Iceland. You’ll feel better, we promise! #LetItOutIceland pic.twitter.com/YFoZeMIMNi

Jul 13th 2020 - @RVAT2020
‼️ Jeffrey voted Trump in 2016, and it's safe to say he won't be doing so again. He takes you on a ride....You gotta watch the whole thing. (Warnings: 1. NSFW 2. Wicked "Good Will Hunting" Energy) pic.twitter.com/foIo4lmaDA

Jul 11th 2020 - @SteveStuWill
Cats negotiating obstacle courses. It's impressive that they can place their front paws so precisely; what really amazes me, though, is that they can do it with their back paws, when the obstacles are no longer in sight. reddit.com/r/BeAmazed/com… pic.twitter.com/dgVSnyAd5s

Jul 11th 2020 - @reayjespersen
Quick, cool video from the @thekidshouldsee website. This herding call is way more hauntingly beautiful than I was expecting, like something out of a well-scored fantasy movie. And it evidently works really well. thekidshouldseethis.com/post/scandinav…

Jul 10th 2020 - @robertspeker
Sydmar Lodge Care Home residents and carers have been recreating classic album covers. The home has now been in lockdown for 4 months. pic.twitter.com/XS5YQ4f1Sw

Jul 10th 2020 - @RexChapman
His grandparents stopped by to say hi to his cameras while he was on vacation. Grandparents, bruh...pic.twitter.com/bcLBUbG85c

Jul 7th 2020 - @arlenparsa
You may have heard that the US Capitol Building was built with slave labor. That's true. But what most people don't know is the extraordinary story behind the statue that sits on the top of the dome, called The Statue of Freedom. This thread is going to be worth your time. 1/17 pic.twitter.com/whettD1ZjM

Jul 4th 2020 - theatlantic.com
‘A Preventable Catastrophe’

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

Jul 2nd 2020 - @RexChapman
United Kingdom: Their package delivery man is named Tim. He’s deaf. Tallulah and Tim developed quite the friendship over the lockdown. Tallulah’s mom taught her to sign. She made Tim a “thank you” that he displays on his truck proudly. Humanity.🌎❤️pic.twitter.com/ADGk6pcjp2

Jun 30th 2020 - @RexChapman
Goooooooaaaaaaal! The celebration. This deer is the 🐐 ...twitter.com/AnimalsWorId/s…

Jun 30th 2020 - @KenJennings
I feel like you could get away with just relabeling a lot of the Confederate statues, because the likenesses aren’t that great. Just say Stonewall Jackson is Dave Grohl now, who cares.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 26th 2020 - kottke.org
Knight Rider for 8 Cellos - Jason Kottke

May 26th 2020 - kottke.org
Squirt Gun Baptisms - Jason Kottke

May 22nd 2020 - flowingdata.com
Moves towards reopening the country - Nathan Yau

May 20th 2020 - theverge.com
Students are failing AP tests because the College Board can’t handle iPhone photos - Monica Chin

May 20th 2020 - kottke.org
Nature By Numbers - Jason Kottke

May 16th 2020 - theatlantic.com
The Day the Live Concert Returns

May 13th 2020 - washingtonpost.com
Think we have military primacy over China? Think again. - David Ignatius

May 12th 2020 - kottke.org
11-Year-Old Lands First Ever 1080 on a Skateboard Vert Ramp - Jason Kottke

May 9th 2020 - marginalrevolution.com
The Miracle of the Internet - Alex Tabarrok

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

May 4th 2020 - xkcd.com
2020 Google Trends

May 1st 2020 - kottke.org
Lunar Landing Recreated from Archival NASA Photos - Jason Kottke

Apr 30th 2020 - kottke.org
Wile E. Coyote Files a Product Liability Lawsuit Against Acme Company - Jason Kottke

Apr 27th 2020 - buzzfeednews.com
When Should You Wear a Mask in Public? - John Gruber

Apr 24th 2020 - starwars.com
‘Star Wars’ Backgrounds for Video Calls - John Gruber

Apr 23rd 2020 - flowingdata.com
Testing the infinite monkey theorem - Nathan Yau

Apr 22nd 2020 - a16z.com
IT'S TIME TO BUILD - Andreessen Horowitz

Apr 19th 2020 - theatlantic.com
Trump’s Two Horrifying Plans for Dealing With the Coronavirus - David Frum

Apr 10th 2020 - kottke.org
How Privacy-Friendly Contact Tracing Can Help Stop the Spread of Covid-19 - Jason Kottke

Apr 8th 2020 - kottke.org
Dozens of Science & Engineering Activities for Kids from The James Dyson Foundation - Jason Kottke

Apr 7th 2020 - kottke.org
The Pandemic Has Driven Twitter to New Lows in Happiness - Jason Kottke

Apr 5th 2020 - mentalfloss.com
The History of the Trapper Keeper

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

Apr 5th 2020 - theatlantic.com
How the Pandemic Will End

Apr 4th 2020 - marginalrevolution.com
Thank You Bill Gates - Alex Tabarrok

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

Mar 5th 2020 - theatlantic.com
Learning to Run Without Headphones

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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