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


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 7th 2019 - @enn_nafnlaus
Design Skill: A Comparison Tesla: Cutout is sized for the cable to fit inside, sheltered, and follow its contours Lincoln: Rips off Tesla's design, but makes the cutout a little too small for the cable, so it sticks out awkwardly. Ford: "I'm not even going to try" ht/PeterJA pic.twitter.com/MWArRYn8JX

Dec 6th 2019 - xkcd.com
Flu Shot

Dec 6th 2019 - @VancityReynolds
Exercise bike not included. #AviationGin pic.twitter.com/jYHW74h81l

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

Dec 6th 2019 - @TgMacro
Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2019 are incredible. cc @MeredithFrost theatlantic.com/photo/2019/11/…

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

Dec 4th 2019 - @neontaster
Some very relevant social commentary from #TheMandalorian pic.twitter.com/nLNpzl4ide

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

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

Dec 2nd 2019 - @TheDweck
So sweet. My husband was inspired by the Peloton ad to get me a pair of pants in a child’s medium and a handwritten note that says “Don’t fucking touch me till you can fit into these”

Dec 2nd 2019 - @TheDweck
The only way to enjoy that Peloton ad is to think of it as the first minute of an episode of Black Mirror

Nov 25th 2019 - @marcoarment
Programming little apps and games on my TI-83 instead of paying attention in high school was one of the most valuable and fulfilling components of my education. twitter.com/film_girl/stat…

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

Nov 25th 2019 - @kottke
Engineer Derya Akkaynak has discovered an algorithm that "removes the water from underwater images", bringing a useful clarity to underwater photos kottke.org/19/11/this-alg…

Nov 23rd 2019 - @SportsCenter
28 years ago today, MJ trolled Mutombo by shooting with his eyes closed 😅 (via @NBATV) pic.twitter.com/HX5eE5opqT

Nov 23rd 2019 - @moorehn
A sheepdog herding sheep, seen from the sky. Mesmerizing. pic.twitter.com/FcBSCclYxv

Nov 22nd 2019 - @BGrueskin
Jim Jordan, as described by his hometown newspaper: “The second most contemptible human being in the U.S. government” “A seven-term sycophant” “The ideal bootlicker” “A man willing to cast aside common decency” ”A legislative terrorist” cleveland.com/opinion/2019/1…

Nov 22nd 2019 - @Oatmeal
BREAKING: Tesla announces new CyberBus pic.twitter.com/Q7E9LYHTFG

Nov 20th 2019 - theatlantic.com
Devin Nunes Is Living in a Fantasyland - David Frum

Nov 20th 2019 - @AwwwwCats
That kid's never going to finish his homework pic.twitter.com/SzZ7A2XyLL

Nov 20th 2019 - @NrouteHQ
A discount wig store called ‘Small Price Toupee’

Nov 19th 2019 - twitter.com
Dolby Cinema Exclusive Poster for ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ - John Gruber

Nov 19th 2019 - @starwars
Check out the @DolbyCinema exclusive #StarWars: #TheRiseOfSkywalker poster. See it in theaters December 20. Get tickets now: fandango.com/TheRiseOfSkywa… pic.twitter.com/6dKlsngOzY

Nov 18th 2019 - @kenlacovara
Literally, all I do as a paleontologist: Pretty sure that’s not a fossil That’s not a fossil either That’s a rock That’s also a rock Jurassic Park can’t happen That’s a rusty crescent wrench It’s not like Ross on Friends Still a rock Archeology is different Fine, it’s a fossil twitter.com/indyfromspace/…

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

Nov 17th 2019 - theatlantic.com
There Will Be No Victory in Dishonor - David Frum

Nov 17th 2019 - @DabAndGo
Have a kid it will be fun they said😅 pic.twitter.com/4e95xzQYp7

Nov 16th 2019 - @notjessewalker
@studiesincrap I would watch a Family Ties reboot where Alex P. Keaton is a Never Trump Republican turned centrist Democrat and his dad is a reclusive pot grower whose distrust of the Deep State and messy divorce have drawn him into Infowars territory.

Nov 16th 2019 - @laurenfleshman
When we rebuild sports for women and girls to thrive, it benefits everyone. We are no longer content for a chance to play. We demand sports do better. As @ewarren would say, “I have a plan for that.” Excited to share my first byline in the @nytimes. nytimes.com/2019/11/16/opi…

Nov 16th 2019 - mjtsai.com
1Password Takes $200M Accel Investment - John Gruber

Nov 14th 2019 - @kottke
Weary of their shipped bikes being damaged, bike retailer Vanmoof put an image of a flatscreen TV on the side of their boxes. "Overnight our shipping damages dropped by 70-80%." kottke.org/19/11/bikes-co…

Nov 13th 2019 - @riptideswimming
Congratulations to Regan Smith on being named to the #Time100Next list! time.com/next pic.twitter.com/TjbRfpxeEw

Nov 12th 2019 - kottke.org
Incredible Low-Angle Satellite Photo of NYC - Jason Kottke

Nov 12th 2019 - subtraction.com
Passwords Are a Design Problem - Khoi

Nov 12th 2019 - @EFF
BREAKING: a federal judge has ruled that suspicionless searches of travelers’ cell phones, laptops, and other electronic devices when we cross the U.S. border are unconstitutional. This is an enormous victory for privacy. eff.org/press/releases…

Nov 11th 2019 - flowingdata.com
xkcd-style charts in JavaScript - Nathan Yau

Nov 11th 2019 - @laurenfleshman
Some things you can work on with an athlete before getting into body comp: Advancing training Mental tools for racing Sleep & recovery Sports nutrition Biomechanics/form Strength and mobility Confidence Listening to their body 1000 other things Weight fixation is lazy coaching

Nov 10th 2019 - @th3j35t3r
Open the damn trunk, Karen. pic.twitter.com/YsgmplG0Wj

Nov 10th 2019 - @davidfrum
Did anybody pause to calculate the effect on the price of gold on earth if you hauled "$700 quintillion" worth of the stuff out of the sky? We'd be serving burritos in gold foil twitter.com/CNET/status/11…

Nov 8th 2019 - flowingdata.com
Saving for Retirement and Age - Nathan Yau

Nov 7th 2019 - @SteveStuWill
No big deal; just a guy playing fetch with a beluga whale... 😮 pic.twitter.com/PdSNgVABIu

Nov 6th 2019 - kottke.org
Indiana Bell moved a functioning building in 1930 - Patrick Tanguay

Nov 5th 2019 - flowingdata.com
Daylight Saving Time gripe assistant tool - Nathan Yau

Nov 4th 2019 - @hondanhon
this christmas why not give the gift of an insecure general purpose high speed networked microprocessor with omnidirectional microphones and wifi-based motion detection for your loved ones to place in their home

Nov 4th 2019 - @harrisonjaime
This campaign is about bringing hope back to folks like this man. I'm ready to fight for him and working people across South Carolina, are you with me?💪🏿 pic.twitter.com/x5c6w8aJ02

Nov 4th 2019 - @johnmoe
Say what you want about Generation X but we were right about everything being stupid.

Nov 4th 2019 - @_lunasofia_
Honestly, never deleting Facebook. pic.twitter.com/seFJ6udTrZ

Oct 30th 2019 - kottke.org
Kurt Vonnegut: “There Are Six Seasons Instead of Four” - Jason Kottke

Oct 30th 2019 - flowingdata.com
When Americans Reach $100k in Savings - Nathan Yau

Oct 29th 2019 - kottke.org
The Milky Way Reflected in the World’s Largest Mirror - Jason Kottke

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

Oct 17th 2019 - kottke.org
Gun Shop: 2,328 Guns at 24 Guns per Second - Jason Kottke

Oct 16th 2019 - flowingdata.com
How Much Commuting is Too Much? - Nathan Yau

Oct 15th 2019 - kottke.org
The Most Important Pieces of Code in the History of Computing - Jason Kottke

Oct 9th 2019 - flowingdata.com
Fixing the ‘impeach this’ map with a transition to a cartogram - Nathan Yau

Oct 8th 2019 - flowingdata.com
With terminal cancer, a patient tracks drug does in a dashboard over her final days - Nathan Yau

Oct 5th 2019 - mcsweeneys.net
GOP Talking Points for President Trump’s Fifth Avenue Massacre - John Gruber

Oct 3rd 2019 - theatlantic.com
Unfit for Office

Sep 27th 2019 - kottke.org
25 Fun Facts About Food from Gastropod - Jason Kottke

Sep 23rd 2019 - kottke.org
Inventive Trials Riding by Fabio Wibmer - Jason Kottke

Sep 19th 2019 - kottke.org
How to Become Freakishly Good at the Yo-Yo - Jason Kottke

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 12th 2019 - damninteresting.com
Dead Reckoning

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

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

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

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

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

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