- The Sinkhole that saved the Internet - A very interesting
Tech Crunch text about how buying a domain may
have prevented a catastrophic WannaCry outbreak.
- How Hash Algorithms Work -
A very thorough walkthrough explaining how a
hash algorithm works.
- Make Driving Dangerous Again - A fun text
on why making driving dangerous would make our roads safer.
- It’s possible to build a Turing machine within Magic: The Gathering -
Ars Technica’s article about an article that states that
Magic: The Gathering is Turing Complete.
- Track This Link - Very interesting Mozilla site
that tries to tackle on the web tracking issue that we all have to live with daily.
- User Inyerface - An unnerving site that explores
all the common user interaction and design pattern issues that are found
on the web.
- Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read -
Interesting text on why we forget what we read.
- The Definitive Study on How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs -
Great experiment on what’s the best method to
make hard-boiled eggs.
- Honey bees zero in on the empty set -
Science’s article on how bees appear to understand the
concept of zero.
- The next big thing in fashion? Not washing your clothes -
Not washing your clothes seems gross, but not if you are using one of
these travel clothes.
- The Hiding Place: Inside the World’s First Long-Term Storage Facility for Highly Radioactive Nuclear Waste -
This Pacific Standard artcile brings an
excerpt from Robert Macfarlane’s new book Underland, showing what it’s being
done about the nuclear waste that we produce.
- Watch a Moth Suck the Tears Out of a Bird’s Eye, Because Nature Is Metal -
Nature can be weird sometimes, as shown on
Live Science’s article.
- How HTTPS Works - Great site that explains in a
really simple and fun way how HTTPS works.
- Ditch the GPS. It’s ruining your brain. - Interesting text
on how our day to day GPS using may be spoiling us.
- Never Underestimate The Impact Of A Single Rotten Apple - A single
lazy person in a team can have a big impact on it,
as this text states. I think we all have experienced
something similar during our work career.
- Organic Farming, Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Ant-Processed Coffee -
By observing the nature do its thing, a coffee grower discovered an
interesting new product. This text talks about it.
- Too Many People Want to Travel - The Atlantic’s article
on the perils of overtourism, which has led to environmental degradation,
dangerous conditions, and the immiseration and pricing-out of locals in
- The curious origins of the dollar symbol -
A BBC text unveiling the likely origins of the dollar symbol.
- Impossible Foods’ rising empire of almost-meat -
Engadged’s article on the creator of the
Impossible’s burger, a meat paddy that is entirely vegetarian and
that its enthusiasts says it tastes just like meat.
- Plants Complain to Their Friends When the Neighborhood Gets Too Crowded -
Interesting article talking about how plants can
communicate by sending chemical signals through the soil.
- A Bizarre Form of Water May Exist All Over the Universe -
This Wired article talks about the findings
that confirmed the existence of superionic ice.
- Ice - Phases - Related to the Wired article,
this Wikipedia article talks about all the existing
- Here’s Why Automakers Don’t Advertise How Long It Takes To Fully Charge An Electric Car -
there’s a very interesting reason for that.
Jalopnik explains about this.
- Table for one: how eating alone is radically changing our diets -
there are many consequences that inadvertently happen due to frequently
dining solo. This The Guardian text discusses about this.
- What is neurogastronomy? - Interesting text
that talks about how we eat not only with our mouth, but also with our
eyes, nose, hands and brain.
- Moondust Could Cloud Our Lunar Ambitions - Wired text
on how the recent discoveries about moon dust could cause trouble to future
- Florida beer used butterflies in the brewing process - First Magnitude
Brewing brewed a beer with yeast extracted from a butterfly. More about
that on Tampa Bay Times‘s article.