The Nerdist shares some of the neurology behind Bruce Lee’s speed and his famous One Inch Punch. There is also some amazing footage of Lee demonstrating his skills.
At the Atlantic, Adrienne LaFrance writes about the creeping obsolescence of CDs (and DVDs) as well as the ways they deteriorate physically. “Recordable CDs—the kind you can burn or rewrite—tend to have more complicated degradation issues than their professionally-recorded counterparts. That’s partly because they’re made from organic dyes […]
London’s Wellcome Museum has released 100,000 images from their collection for your use. “[T]he Wellcome Library houses objects and artworks that range across the spectrum of history, art, culture, and, above all, the curious.”
Hyperallergic has a gallery of astronomical and cosmological illustrations from photographer Michael Benson’s books, Cosmographics: Picturing Space Through Time. (Thanks, Stephanie!)
Friend of the Gutter Jared Shurin is are involved with a new podcast, Missing, hosted by author Tim Weaver and in association with the release of his latest novel. “Over the course of an entire season, the show investigates the world of missing people – who disappears, why […]
At New York Magazine, David Wallace-Wells writes about bees, colony collapse disorder and beekeeper Dave Hackenberg. “It’s been a long decade for bees. We’ve been panicking about them nonstop since 2006, when beekeeper Dave Hackenberg inspected 2,400 hives wintering in Florida and found 400 of them abandoned — […]