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


May 26th 2018 - @MeredithFrost
Photographer Frank Glick captured this incredible shot at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in 2011 strib.mn/2GRsRQt pic.twitter.com/l6fecTMWQF

May 25th 2018 - @EricHolthaus
Earth's average temperature since 1850 -- the most beautiful representation of a terrifying trend I've ever seen. Image by the inimitable @ed_hawkins Raw data and other visualizations: climate-lab-book.ac.uk/2018/warming-s… pic.twitter.com/vuUPvASbsv

May 25th 2018 - @Iron_Spike
This is the kinda shit I think about when I'm told religion is necessary because it provides humanity with a moral compass. twitter.com/pbump/status/9…

May 24th 2018 - @dcrainmakerblog
Thoughts from lots of meetings with companies the last month. If you show me a new feature/thing and I respond with 'Did anyone ask for this?' (and you say no), that tells you: A) I think it's going to fail B) You're focused on building the wrong thing C) It's not compelling

May 23rd 2018 - @ADACTIVITY
The pacific ocean has 3.9 stars out of five on google maps Who the fuck is downvoting the ocean

May 23rd 2018 - kottke.org
A graceful underwater dance by freediver Julie Gautier - Jason Kottke

May 23rd 2018 - @MrEs3rdGrade
Bridges: Load Challenge today. #3rdGradeIsAwesome pic.twitter.com/XCPAZRVTHM

May 23rd 2018 - @nathanwpyle
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May 22nd 2018 - @MrEs3rdGrade
Suspension bridges. This is our first suspension bridge with a successful load challenge. I bet we can increase the load before the end of the day. #3rdGradeIsAwesome pic.twitter.com/eHVdzJCbsR

May 21st 2018 - kottke.org
Raymond Loewy’s 1934 chart of the evolution in design - Jason Kottke

May 21st 2018 - @sgroffy
When you open your @TrainingPeaks schedule and see the massive week your coach has planned for you: pic.twitter.com/Vlsx6ZkZzM

May 21st 2018 - @MrBoak
Seriously any other kids attending this fancy dress competition have no idea how badly they’re about to get owned👌🏻🤖 pic.twitter.com/3jX7BXcd64

May 20th 2018 - @WhistleSports
Most impressive thing you'll see today. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/tMn2sq4NO7

May 20th 2018 - @ZenTriathlon
A little father-son time. :) instagram.com/p/BjAcy55FaFk/…

May 20th 2018 - @LORAFRIMANE
black people can dance to anything lmaoooo pic.twitter.com/oQsWsVoykl

May 19th 2018 - @tastefactory
Everything that has happened since the dawn of mankind has been leading to this pic.twitter.com/qSHgAUKuNg

May 19th 2018 - bloomberg.com
The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code

May 18th 2018 - @MichaelSkolnik
The Houston Chief of Police, @ArtAcevedo just posted this on his FB page. pic.twitter.com/CQpo8rumBP

May 18th 2018 - @mashable
This is how Boston Dynamics is testing its robots' resilience pic.twitter.com/oHCbiHkKez

May 18th 2018 - @MrEs3rdGrade
Fun times ... for some ... at the school picnic. #3rdGradeIsAwesome pic.twitter.com/sYU9t2gjTu

May 18th 2018 - @PostGraphics
Ever wonder what’s inside a food truck? We did, too, and here’s what we found. wapo.st/2wSqfCc

May 17th 2018 - atlasobscura.com
The Weird, Dangerous, Isolated Life of the Saturation Diver

May 17th 2018 - @KFILE
One lawmaker said temperatures were not rising, another brought up global cooling, and Mo Brooks suggested land erosion caused rising sea level on a global scale. These are all members of the Science Committee. sciencemag.org/news/2018/05/r… pic.twitter.com/UduTMwmpOZ

May 17th 2018 - @MrEs3rdGrade
We learned a lot from our guest speaker, an amazing engineer, teaching us about bridges. #3rdGradeIsAwesome pic.twitter.com/YOABxjTIf9

May 17th 2018 - @MrEs3rdGrade
Space Project: the Sun! #3rdGradeIsAwesome pic.twitter.com/weZEsyJqHE

May 16th 2018 - @daringfireball
★ The End of Third-Party Twitter Clients?: daringfireball.net/2018/05/the_en…

May 16th 2018 - @Todd_Spence
Michael Keaton closed his commencement speech at Kent State with "I'm Batman." And this is why Michael Keaton is the best. pic.twitter.com/20H1B99aCl

May 16th 2018 - dcrainmaker.com
What’s Baseline on a Smart Trainer in 2018? - DC Rainmaker

May 16th 2018 - @dcrainmakerblog
After a $2,159 smart trainer came out that doesn't work with any ANT+ or Bluetooth Smart control standards, nor works with workout mode in Zwift or other apps, I go on a bit of a rant. What’s Baseline For A Smart Trainer in 2018? dcra.in/2018SmartTrain… pic.twitter.com/otmslvNLR6

May 16th 2018 - @TheMilanTooner
you haven't experienced life until you've seen Muppet outtakes pic.twitter.com/D4b2OAgVJm

May 16th 2018 - futilitycloset.com
Skyward - Greg Ross

May 15th 2018 - @GabbyGeno
Everyone take the time out of your day to please watch this pic.twitter.com/RtUsNpV3Ef

May 15th 2018 - theatlantic.com
What Can Extreme Athletes Tell Us About Human Endurance?

May 15th 2018 - @bonniebbj
A few members of the @WSJ team representing at last night’s @TheWebbyAwards - Congrats to all the 2018 winners — Now let’s get back to work and earn a spot next year too! #bestnewsapp 🎉 pic.twitter.com/WfkoD5eSPN

May 14th 2018 - futilitycloset.com
An Early Visit - Greg Ross

May 13th 2018 - @MF_Brown
In honor of #StreetFighter 30th anniversary, here is a real life reenactment of a fight between Ryu and E. Honda. You won’t be disappointed. pic.twitter.com/GnxINLnjLt

May 12th 2018 - @DavidAFrench
So, @netflix when are you going to do the good and noble thing and rescue The Expanse from SyFy’s unconscionable cancellation?

May 3rd 2018 - kottke.org
New Science from Jupiter - Patrick Tanguay

May 2nd 2018 - slowtwitch.com
There is one way to become an Ironman

Apr 24th 2018 - kottke.org
The Fable of the Dragon-Tyrant - Jason Kottke

Apr 23rd 2018 - kottke.org
TFW when your outfit perfectly matches land, sea, and sky - Jason Kottke

Apr 23rd 2018 - theatlantic.com
Big In China: Machines That Scan Your Face

Apr 21st 2018 - vanityfair.com
“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades

Apr 20th 2018 - futilitycloset.com
Expedition - Greg Ross

Apr 13th 2018 - kottke.org
The NBA Court Database - Jason Kottke

Apr 12th 2018 - nytimes.com
This Man Expects to Run a 2:50 in the Boston Marathon on Monday

Apr 11th 2018 - kottke.org
The only winning move is not to play? - Jason Kottke

Apr 10th 2018 - vox.com
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s hardest year, and what comes next

Apr 10th 2018 - futilitycloset.com
Drammatico - Greg Ross

Apr 9th 2018 - nytimes.com
Gun Culture Is My Culture. And I Fear for What It Has Become.

Apr 6th 2018 - minneapolisrunning.com
You’re 12% More Likely to Run a Marathon at a Milestone Age - Guest Post

Apr 4th 2018 - kottke.org
Lessons from the Screenplay: the influences and cleverness of Black Mirror - Jason Kottke

Mar 23rd 2018 - highline.huffingtonpost.com
The Lottery Hackers

Mar 15th 2018 - outsideonline.com
The Man Behind a Gear-Review Empire

Mar 15th 2018 - kottke.org
“Oh my god!” People’s reactions to looking at the Moon through a telescope. - Jason Kottke

Feb 26th 2018 - nytimes.com
Putting Your Phone in Grayscale Mode to Reduce the Urge to Use It - John Gruber

Feb 23rd 2018 - theatln.tc
What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

Feb 23rd 2018 - marginalrevolution.com
What is the value of studying a foreign language in high school? - Tyler Cowen

Feb 20th 2018 - kottke.org
Why do we forget most of what we read and watch? - Jason Kottke

Feb 13th 2018 - kottke.org
Photo of a single atom wins science photo contest - Jason Kottke

Feb 13th 2018 - danielcoyle.com
Four Parenting Tips I Learned Hanging Out with the World’s Best Leaders - Daniel Coyle

Feb 12th 2018 - xkcd.com
Impostor Syndrome

Feb 11th 2018 - newyorker.com
The White Darkness: A Journey Across Antarctica

Feb 9th 2018 - xkcd.com
The History of Unicode

Feb 7th 2018 - marginalrevolution.com
The Uber Pay Gap - Alex Tabarrok

Feb 3rd 2018 - wsj.com
The Mental Tricks of Athletic Endurance

Feb 2nd 2018 - xkcd.com
Chicken Pox and Name Statistics

Feb 1st 2018 - kottke.org
Supercut of cliched Instagram travel photos - Jason Kottke

Jan 30th 2018 - kottke.org
Verena, an iOS app to help protect people in abusive situations - Jason Kottke

Jan 25th 2018 - kottke.org
The surprisingly great mashup of Pearl Jam’s Jeremy and Footloose by Kenny Loggins - Jason Kottke

Jan 24th 2018 - xkcd.com
Hawaii

Jan 23rd 2018 - fastcodesign.com
How Strava, The App For Athletes, Became An App For Cities

Jan 23rd 2018 - kottke.org
What if Chewbacca sounded like Pee-wee Herman? - Jason Kottke

Jan 22nd 2018 - wired.com
Science Says Fitness Trackers Don't Work. Wear One Anyway

Jan 21st 2018 - wsj.com
Parents’ Biggest Dilemma: When to Give Children Smartphones

Jan 18th 2018 - kottke.org
Brexit Stamps - Jason Kottke

Jan 17th 2018 - xkcd.com
Universal Dreams

Jan 14th 2018 - kottke.org
A visit to an American factory that’s been producing pencils since 1889 - Jason Kottke

Jan 6th 2018 - kottke.org
Smells Like Teen Spirit in a major key is an upbeat pop-punk song - Jason Kottke

Jan 2nd 2018 - dcrainmaker.com
The New Bike Build is Complete: All the details! - DC Rainmaker

Jan 1st 2018 - bloomberg.com
Millions Are Hounded for Debt They Don’t Owe. One Victim Fought Back, With a Vengeance

Jan 1st 2018 - esquire.com
On the Front Lines of the GOP's Civil War

Dec 27th 2017 - xkcd.com
Phone Security

Dec 25th 2017 - hackernoon.com
Ten years in, nobody has come up with a use for blockchain

Dec 12th 2017 - open.nytimes.com
All In a Week’s Work — How We Tackled the Five Day Sprint Process

Dec 9th 2017 - thecut.com
The Centuries-Old Strategy That Turbocharged My Productivity

Dec 9th 2017 - wsj.com
Why Bitcoin? Why Now?

Dec 7th 2017 - informationisbeautifulawards.com
America’s most common Christmas-related injuries, in charts — Information is Beautiful Awards

Dec 3rd 2017 - jpl.nasa.gov
Voyager 1 Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years

Dec 2nd 2017 - theatlantic.com
No Family Is Safe From This Epidemic

Nov 30th 2017 - newyorker.com
The Strange and Gruesome Story of the Greenland Shark, the Longest-Living Vertebrate on Earth

Nov 27th 2017 - open.nytimes.com
How to Concentrate in a Collaborative Workplace – Times Open

Nov 26th 2017 - wsj.com
Malls Never Wanted Gyms. Now They Court Them

Oct 5th 2017 - 12factor.net
The Twelve-Factor App