Saturday, June 18, 2016

In politics, stupidity...

The second album from trio Tony Levin (bass), Marco Minnemann (drums) and Jordan Rudess (keyboards) is now available for pre-order for release in mid-July. Here's a preview on Soundcloud. You can pre-order here.

I'm not quite certain of the value, but Predominantly let's you find albums by the predominant color of their cover.

Less silly than most, this periodic table documents societal issues.
This is an amazing, brief story of two B-17s in WWII that got stuck together: piggyback hero.

Who or what is Mr. Trash Wheel? Seems like a good guy to me cuz he keeps the waterway clean.

Very cool animated map showing the history of urbanization, as cities appear around the globe from 3700 BC to 2000 AD.
Another map you say? How about this one showing the worldwide origins of crops.

Newly discovered element 117 is to be called Tennissine (Ts) to honor Oak Ridge National Lab.

I didn't know there was a name for it: ikigai
Related to the picture above is this quote from Tim O'Reilly: "Pursue something so important that even if you fail, the world is better off with you having tried."

People ask, "Why do you have a fish? It's not like a dog or cat with which you can have a true relationship." Science to the rescue. Fish can recognize human faces. My fish knows me. not a handicap. ~Napolean Bonaparte

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