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3 Quarks Daily
“Science Arts Philosophy Politics Literature.”
By S. Abbas Raza, et al.
an hour ago
The Exile of Oscar Wilde, Dublin’s Charming Ghost
Alexander Poots in Literary Hub: When still a boy, Forrest Reid saw Oscar Wilde in Belfast. I beheld my ﬁrst celebrity. Not that I knew him to be celebrated, but I could see for myself …
By S. Abbas Raza, 266 words
Average 163 words.
1000 Awesome Things
“A time-ticking countdown of 1000 awesome things by Neil Pasricha.”
17 hours ago
#503 Walking into class and seeing a substitute teacher
Postpone the pop quiz, torpedo that test, and forget about a tough math lesson today. No, now’s the time when energy bolts blast through brains as everybody revs up for forty-five minutes of whispering, passing …
By Neil Pasricha, 70 words
Average 219 words.
Aeon | a world of ideas
“Aeon is a magazine of ideas and culture. We publish in-depth essays, incisive articles, and a mix of original and curated videos — free to all.”
11 hours ago
‘Reclaiming myself and my image’ – one woman’s powerful, lyrical meditation on childhood trauma and personal transformation - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
Average 31 words.
Born In Space
“The World's First Internet Spaceship.”
By Geekologie Writer.
2 hours ago
Drone Footage Of Climber Summiting Insane Peak
This is some drone footage of a climber successfully summiting a rocky, snow-covered peak. It’s beautiful, sure, but I’d be lying if I said that looks like a good time to me. That looks cold …
Average 98 words.
Cardhouse Unsure Disconnected Disassociated Flailing Systems.
By Cardhouse Robot.
By Jon Curtiss.
7 months ago
1846: The Temple of Time
Emma Willard was a pioneer in Women’s education, opening the Troy Female Seminary in Troy, New York in 1821—the first institution of higher education for women in the United States. The school was later renamed …
Average 427 words.
“Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made.”
a day ago
The hierarchy of excuses
I’ve lived through quite a few financial crises, some local to Australia, and others global. Invariably, the first failures are those of obvious shonks (Australianism?) who would probably have failed anyway. Then there are seemingly …
Average 478 words.
“Innovation, analytics, science, art, and data.”
By Matt Reed.
2 months ago
Back on the Vinyl (2023)
At the tail end of last year I got myself a simple vinyl set-up - a Dual 505 deck and a Cambridge Audio amp. Both items were in excess of 35 years old and they …
Average 351 words.
Follow Me Here…
““I am the world crier, & this is my dangerous career… I am the one to call your bluff, & this is my climate.” —Kenneth Patchen (1911-1972).”
By Eliot Gelwan.
16 hours ago
‘As Spring reaches its midpoint, night and day stand in perfect balance, with light on the increase. The young Sun God now celebrates a hierogamy (sacred marriage) with the young Maiden Goddess, who conceives. In …
Average 60 words.
“A collection of things enjoyed by Simon Panrucker which you might enjoy too!”
a month ago
Benny Sings Young Hearts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLPm6vxA_y8Loving this song and playful music video by Benny Sings. Silly Robo-Benny!
Average 45 words.
The Kid Should See This
“Educational videos for curious kids of all ages, a free resource for parents & teachers. Science, art, nature, animals, & more.”
By Rion Nakaya.
2 hours ago
Seven kinetic sculptures made with LEGO
These seven kinetic sculptures were made with LEGO by the Brick Experiment Channel. Six of the seven are powered by a motor and all were based on the work of other creators, as noted below. …
Average 57 words.
“home of fine hypertext products.”
By Jason Kottke.
2 hours ago
Ai Weiwei’s Lego Version of Monet’s Water Lilies
Lego bricks and Impressionism are a natural pairing, and so Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has recreated Claude Monet’s massive Water Lilies triptych with 650,000 Lego bricks. Spanning nearly 50 feet across, the Lego sculpture is …
By Jason Kottke, 103 words
Average 175 words.
“Features a daily dose of unique art, culture and technology.”
By Scott Beale, Lori Dorn.
2 hours ago
An Adorable Cup Noodles Instant Ramen Cat Bed
Online pet retailer Happy & Polly are selling an adorable and comfy-looking cat bed that’s shaped like Cup Noodles instant ramen. The side and the top exterior are decorated with words and pictures describing the …
Average 148 words.
“UK based, Daily Link Blog. This is Lima Mike Golf. Shall we blog?”
10 hours ago
Abhay Khosla on Scott Adams
[comics] Incel Supernova: From a Single Comic Strip to the End of the Universe with Scott Adams – The Comics Journal … Abhay Khosla takes a deep dive into the world of Scott Adams. ‘The …
Average 80 words.
Long story; short pier
“God, hes left as on aur oun.”
By Kip Manley.
3 weeks ago
Which side you are on
So this piece has rather deservedly become an instant classic, up there in the pantheon of speaking truth to bullshit with God’s grief-stricken press conference, or the only country where this regularly happens, but there’s …
Average 246 words.
“Low-tech Magazine refuses to assume that every problem has a high-tech solution. A simple, sensible, but nevertheless controversial message; high-tech has become the idol of our society.”
a week ago
Pouvons-nous rendre les vélos à nouveau durables ?
Illustration: Diego Marmolejo. Le cyclisme est durable, mais à quel point le vélo est-il durable ? Se déplacer à vélo est l’un des modes de transport les plus durables. L’augmentation du nombre de cyclistes réduit …
By Kris De Decker, 5,737 words
Average 7,381 words.
Messy Nessy Chic
“Cabinet of Chic Curiosities.”
a day ago
13 Things I Found on the Internet Today (Vol. DCXLI)
1. A Twitter thread of Messy offices to make you feel better The thread was instigated with a photo of the late Swiss psychologist known for his work on child development, Jean Piaget. (We’re trying …
Average 73 words.
3 days ago
Speaking of fun weird… Even if this gives you hives, stick around for the Wilford Brimley bits. Genius.
Average 318 words.
“Neatorama is the neat side of the Web. We bring you the neatest, weirdest, and most wonderful stuff from all over the Web every day.”
2 hours ago
An Honest Trailer for Everything Everywhere All At Once
You probably knew that the movie Everything Everywhere All At Once won almost all the Oscars at this year's Academy Awards (seven major awards). If you haven't seen the movie, you might be wondering what …
By Miss Cellania, 159 words
Average 162 words.
“Interesting web links, a few a day.”
By Nelson Minar.
2 hours ago
ChatGPT shell suggestions
A little tool for creating little shell commands by using ChatGPT
Average 20 words.