“Part of our fears about the world ending must stem from the strange reality that for each of us our world will end, and soon. In that sense, maybe apocalyptic anxieties are mostly a byproduct of humanity’s astonishing capacity for narcissism — how could the world possibly survive the death of its single-most important inhabitant, me?”

— Humanity’s Temporal Range, The Anthropocene Reviewed, John Green
Some things I noticed 08/19/2020:
  1. How do you stick two fiber cables together?
  2. In a rare moment, practical considerations outweighed ideology.” 😌
  3. decrease in frequency average affecting electric clocks; they show currently a delay of close to six minutes
  4. This is the largest known case of illegal fishing perpetrated by a single industrial fleet operating in another nation’s waters
  5. P2 organizes all your files, projects, and conversations on one screen, so your team can collaborate from anywhere.
  6. To write the entire English language, a stenographer’s dictionary is often made up of over 100,000 entries.
  7. a version of Minesweeper where you will never be penalised when forced to guess
  8. Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits Masbate
  9. Morning Waterbug — Pomplamoose
  10. Silver Linings Playbook

Some things I noticed 05/25/2020:
  1. The Past We Can Never Return To
  2. Earth’s rotation. 23 hours and 56 minutes, one frame per minute. Taken in Tivoli, Namibia.
  3. “In the Civil Service, we don’t have profit and losses. We measure our success by our staff and budget. Big is more successful than small.” – Yes Minister, S01E03
  4. COVID-19 is primarily a disease of the endothelium, the single layer of cells that line blood and lymphatic vessels”
  5. We still don’t really know why some patients feel OK to begin with, even though they have incredibly low levels of oxygen in their blood.
  6. The group enjoys dissolving old chips in acid, photographing the die, and reverse-engineering them. I used their photo to find out how the calculator works.
  7. USS Portland successfully disabled a UAV with a Solid State Laser Weapon System Demonstrator
  8. Protesters smash windows at the I.T. fashion store, accuse the brand’s owner of being pro-Beijing
  9. Jenga caused 9/11.” 🤣