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Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Fun/silly thing of the week: What was the #1 movie on your birthday? Mine was The Terminator. Living Without A Sense Of Smell. “Losing your sense of smell takes away more than scents and flavors — it can fundamentally change the way you relate to other people.” Star Trek Economics. There’s one big, obvious thing missing from this future society: no one is doing business. With scarcity eliminated by replicators, would it be an economic utopia? Can we reverse the… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Uber’s Phantom Cabs. I wondered about this, when I used Uber for the first time. It showed a lot of cars near me in Round Rock, which didn’t seem right. Scientists have synthesized a new compound that ‘mimics’ exercise. Sign me up. 7 Muslim-American Actors on Hollywood’s Terrorist Typecasting. What’s In A Namaste? Depends If You Live In India Or The U.S. One City Tried Something Radical to Stop Gun Violence: Paying the Most Likely Offenders to Stay Out of… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Exploding The Nuclear Family. “Artificially conceived children do absolutely fine; the absence of a father or a mother doesn’t spell disaster for the children; the kids of gay and lesbian parents do no worse than those from more traditional families.” These Superhumans Are Real and Their DNA Could Be Worth Billions. ‘Superhumans’ might be an exaggeration, I’m not sure the feels-no-pain thing is a benefit. That bone thing, though… How Sleep Resets The Brain’s ‘Emotional Compass’. A world without advice…. Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Video of the week: The Moment A Colorblind Guy Sees Purple For The First Time. His friends gave him glasses that correct color blindness, but didn’t tell him what they were/did. The Myth of the Ethical Shopper. A really good, in-depth read. “In the past 25 years, the apparel industry, the entire global economy, has undergone a complete transformation. The way our clothes are made and distributed and thrown away is barely recognizable compared to the way it was done… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Video of the week: What It’s Like to Face a 150 M.P.H. Tennis Serve. I would just be a giant bruise. Pens Are Making a High-Tech Comeback. How Did the Practice of Women Jumping Out of Giant Cakes Start? The Unfollow Cleanse. “I made a rule for myself: If I didn’t want to get coffee with them, they were gone. And it felt great.” I was an Invisible Girlfriend for a Month. This is just weird. If you want ‘social… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Cool thing of the week: Rethinking the Way Storage Furniture Opens and Closes. The Startup That Designed Its Office to Confuse Workers. Interesting, but seems like unnecessary anxiety. The best sales advice I ever got was from a surfer dude. Why Advertising Is so Annoying – but doesn’t Have to Be. Meet The Man Who Helps Hollywood Stay Sober. First Measles Death in US Since 2003. If you wondered what happens when measles infects unvaccinated people and travels with them… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Awesome of the week: A wedding photographer responds to comments complaining about his support for gay marriage. Funny of the week: Instagram Death Match: Rosé vs. Avocado Toast. I vote for eating avocado toast while drinking rosé personally. The most annoying restaurant trend happening today. This actually doesn’t bother me. The Power of Every Word: Why I Stopped Using “Actually” and “But” in My Customer Service Emails. I spent the last 15 years trying to become an American. I’ve failed…. Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Video of the week: This baby bear is an excellent rock climber. Do Animals Laugh? Tickle Experiments Suggest They Do. A Map of Every Game of Thrones Filming Location in Real Life. That would be an epic road trip. Is it still a road trip if you have to fly? Why Scream For Gelato Instead Of Ice Cream? Here’s The Scoop. Sony Was Concerned About Horizon Zero Dawn’s Female Protagonist, Like That’s Not Something People Want. Personally, I think this… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Cool photo project of the week: 16 animal selfies that capture life in the Serengeti. Magical photo series of the week: Dark fantasy photography draws inspiration from magical books and films. What It’s Like to Be Declared Dead by the Government. This would be surreal, in a not good way. The Attack on Truth. “While many natural scientists declared the battle won and headed back to their labs, some left-wing postmodernist criticisms of truth began to be picked up by… Read the rest ⇒


Tuesday Treasure Trove

Tuesday Treasure Trove

Meta thing of the week: Old Coffee Grounds Turned Into Mugs (For Drinking More Coffee, Of Course). Comic strip of the week: On a Plate. Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other. Can a Font Make Us Believe Something is True? Difficult Questions From My Mixed-Race Son. The Two Words That Make You More Credible are not what you might expect. What’s wrong with political correctness? This was a good read. Why You Can’t Market to Millennials (as through the… Read the rest ⇒