How Do Japanese Dump Trash? Let Us Count the Myriad Ways -
You’ll be surprised by how much effort that Japan citizens dedicate to
proper trash sorting. This New York Times article
gives us a glimpse on that.
Death by PowerPoint: the slide that killed seven people -
This text shows the importance of proper
communication — no matter the media you’re using to communicate.
Dark Patterns.org - Dark Patterns are tricks used in websites and apps
that make you buy or sign up for things that you didn’t mean to. The purpose
of this site is to spread awareness and to shame
companies that use them.
The Good-Enough Life - The desire for greatness can be an obstacle to our
own potential. Great article.
How insects like bumblebees do so much with tiny brains - It is tempting
to assume that animals need large brains to perform complicated tasks, but
the immense skills of some insects and worms suggest small brains are
surprisingly powerful. Great text from BBC.
Why You Do Your Best Thinking In The Shower: Creativity & the “Incubation Period” - Great
text on why we have the best ideas while we are on the shower.
Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals -
This text brings information on a new phase of matter.
Looked kinda abstract for me, but an interesting read anyway.
Yes, There Have Been Aliens - Are there any aliens nowadays? We’re not
really sure. But this text explains that, at least in
the past, there are strong evidences that they existed.
The Mother of All Demos, presented by Douglas Engelbart (1968) - As stated
on the video’s description,
The Mother of All Demos is a name given retrospectively to Douglas Engelbart’s
December 9, 1968, demonstration of experimental computer technologies that are
now commonplace. The live demonstration featured the introduction of the
computer mouse, video conferencing, teleconferencing, hypertext, word
processing, hypermedia, object addressing and dynamic file linking,
bootstrapping, and a collaborative real-time editor.
What Is the Oldest Computer Program Still in Use?: you’ll probably be surprised by the answer. - At least I was surprised by the answer that
this article brought.
Wat - a humorous take on programming. Short and funny talk.
Ant species cultivates coffee for accommodation - Scientists on the
island of Fiji have discovered a type of ant that plants, fertilizes and
guards its own coffee crops. More on that discovery is shown on the
You’re an Adult. Your Brain, Not So Much. - The human brain reaches its
adult volume by age 10, but is it really finished? This article
talks about this.
Do Not Eat, Touch, Or Even Inhale the Air Around the Manchineel Tree -
Meet America’s deadliest tree on this article.
Five Things You Notice When You Quit the News - Interesting
article pointing out that following the news doesn’t
necessarily makes you a better citizen and could be taking some precious time
Which Language Uses the Most Sounds? Click 5 Times for the Answer - The
New York Times’ article talking about the
peculiarities of the Taa language.