Archive for April, 2020
‘CALVIN AND HOBBES’ FETCHES $203K: Rarely available, Bill Watterson original a big get at Heritage auction - The Washington Post
The Electric Recording Co. in London cuts albums the way they were made in the 1950s and â60s â literally.
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This all-purpose bread recipe produces a crusty plain white loaf that's classic and delicious. The quantities given here yield two crusty hearth loaves with an open crumb, and is a great starting point for learning to bake bread at home.
Listen to atmospheric soundtracks for uneasy times.
The Apple TV+ film is little more than a nostalgic PowerPoint presentation.
Supercharge your workflow with git worktrees, allowing you to work on multiple branches at the same time.
At The Economist, we take data visualisation seriously. Every week we publish around 40 charts across print, the website and our apps. With every single one, we try our best to visualise the numbersâ¦
Disney is quietly placing classic Fox movies into its vault, preventing them from playing at local theaters for repertory screenings, which is bad news for movie theaters that depend on such events to shore up increasingly shaky bottom lines.
The four “gears” that drive a strong community in normal times are the same ones that will move towns and cities forward after the COVID-19 crisis.
How to build “magic,” gravity-defying structures—with Legos, kite string, and physics.
Edmund Mark Hooper, the unfortunate loser of the classic hand game rock paper scissors, took out a mortgage on his house to pay off the debt — a fact that was acknowledged in a notarized contract.
Fox News anchors conceded that injecting disinfectant would be “poisonous.” But Rush Limbaugh and Breitbart defended Trump.
In 1904, St. Louis hosted the Olympic Games as part of the World's Fair—and produced a spectacle that incorporated all the mischief of the midway
San Francisco's MTA boss Jeff Tumlin is one of a new breed of planner trying to kick cars out of the city. That's good for business, good for people, and amazing for the planet.
Palantir, the surveillance firm founded by conservative billionaire Peter Thiel, has landed a contract with the feds to build a database tracking the spread of the novel coronavirus around the country, according to the Daily Beast.
Garry Kasparov writes that Donald Trump has spent his time in office weakening the institutions that hold him in check and setting the US up for a disaster when those institutions are needed more than ever.
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Do we open things up and get people back to work or do we continue to flatten the curve and live with the financial fallout? Economically, it’s a distinction without a difference.
The disproportionate toll this virus is taking on males isn’t an anomaly. When it comes to survival, men are the weaker sex.
Gresham's Law is an economic principle that sates "the bad drives out the good" as time passes. The concept has many broad and far reaching consequences.
We spend 90% of our lives indoors, and every building has its own indoor microbiome. Can we learn to manage them in ways that support helpful microbes and suppress harmful ones?
With a bit of care you can get perfectly clean, factory-like edges when you cut melamine with your circular or table saw blade.
I've wondered if it is possible to make a basketball hoop where the ball always goes in. Imagine throwing a ball and if it hits the backboard it somehow gets...
How Sesame Street embodied the urbanist principles of Jane Jacobs.
The Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist has been attacked with falsehoods that he created the coronavirus and wants to profit from it.
Report: MLB Considering Realigning into Florida, Arizona Leagues Amid COVID-19 | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
Major League Baseball has reportedly discussed league and divisional realignment for the 2020 regular season based on where teams play their spring training games...
Connections Episode 1: The Trigger Effect : James Burke : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive
Connections: An Alternative View of Change, by James Burke
A Silicon Valley C.E.O., Jared Kushner, and the race to get P.P.E. for America’s hospitals.
From PIASA, Vera Molnar, Lettre à ma mère (1990), China ink on print, 11 4/5 × 14 1/2 in
Cristina: no wave's daring darling captured the beautiful and damned | Alexis Petridis | Music | The Guardian
Cristina Monet-Palaci turned her acid wit to tales of faded glamour and toxic affairs – and became a true pop one-off
Golden eagles are one of the most protected species in the US – so what happens when one turns up dead in a field?
Zoom's guide to securing all aspects of your Zoom meetings, from passwords to recording.
With science-based decisions, we can save lives and get the country back to work.
As the coronavirus spreads, the collapse of the project helps explain America’s acute shortage.
Locking down the country would reduce infections and allow time for massive testing. There will be staggering human and economic costs if we delay.
From protecting privacy to saving the free press, it may be the single best way to fix the internet.
Ohio's Mike DeWine began preparing for the virus before a single case was reported in his state.