Curated Randomness Atom Feed

Weekly collection of interesting links that I stumble upon on a wide variety of subjects that I have interest on.

2019, September, Week 3

Science

  • If the moon were 1 pixel: a tediously accurate scale model of the Solar System - Great visual representation of the Solar Space, and all the empty space on it.
  • What happens to your body when you die in space - This text speaks about all the scientific and ethical dilemmas that dying in space creates.


2019, September, Week 1

Life


World

  • How do people learn to cook a poisonous plant safely? - Short text that explains how we learn by trial and error, and by copying others.
  • 184 MPH on a Bicycle - Great video that narrates how the world record in a bicycle was broken.

2019, August, Week 4

Self-Improvement

  • Many of us have a little bit of hoarder inside us — here’s what to do - Short text with interesting thoughts about the hoarder that is inside us

World

  • Why Ever Stop Playing Video Games - Long read about how video games have replaced work hours for many people, and the side effects of this behavior.
  • Why food memories are so powerful - Great personal report of how food memories can bridge the mental gaps of our past memories

2019, August, Week 3

History

  • The untold story of the vegetable peeler that changed the world - Interesting story about the OXO Swivel, a vegetable peeler from the 20th century that is praised to this day.

Science

  • Inside a Top-Secret Factory Where Scent Is Made - Interesting text about how a Scent Factory works.
  • The Tunnel of Samos - Great paper about The Tunnel of Samos, one of the greatest engineering achievements of ancient times.

World

  • The Dream of Open Borders Is Real—in the High Arctic - Great long read about Svalbard, the land with open borders.


2019, August, Week 1

Science


Tech

  • Was E-mail a Mistake? - Nice text on the power of synchronized communication, and why it shouldn’t be completely avoided.

World

  • The Vegetarians Who Turned Into Butchers - Interesting report of vegans and vegetarians that discovered that selling meat is their vocation.

2019, July, Week 5

Science

  • NASA’s idea for making food from thin air just became a reality — it could feed billions - Nice article about “Solein”, a protein powder that is similar in form and taste to wheat flour and that can be extracted from thin air.

Tech

  • Chinese Characters Are Futuristic and the Alphabet Is Old News - Interesting text on how chinese characters are inputted on devices can give us a glimpse of how the world will type characters in the future.