The quick list: playing catch-up

Long stretch since the last post…
For expediency’s sake, a quick list of articles worth reading (most recent on the top).

SCIENCE
>> National Geographic: The Bite that Heals. Scientists are unlocking the medical potential of venom / Jennifer S. Holland
>> New Republic | Genetics: Why do grandmothers exist? Solving an evolutionary mystery / Judith Shulevitz
>> Open Culture: Join Cartoonist Lynda Barry for a University-Level Course on Doodling and Neuroscience and >> Lynda Barry’s tumblr for course assignments
>> Slate: Cats are evil. Why New Zealand is right to consider banning them in order to save its wildlife / Laura Helmuth
>> Open Culture: Cornell Launches Archive of 150,000 Bird Calls and Animal Sounds, with Recordings Going Back to 1929
>> The Atlantic: How Forks Gave Us Overbites and Pots Saved the Toothless / Ben Wilson
>> NPR: Suddenly There’s A Meadow In The Ocean With ‘Flowers’ Everywhere / Robert Krulwich

CATS
>> The Atlantic: Do Not Try to Recreate This 16th-Century German Cat Bomb at Home | Alexis C. Madrigal

ARTS & LIFESTYLE
>> Vulture: The Trials of Art Superdealer Larry Gagosian / Eric Konigsberg
>> TED: Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story
>> Arch Daily: Zumthor Vacation Homes For Let
>> The Atlantic Cities: Rooftop Farms: A ‘Burgeoning’ Trend in Chinese Cities / Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg
>> The Cool Hunter: Why Street Art Matters
>> The New Yorker: The Spectacular Thefts of Apollo Robbins, Pickpocket / Adam Green
>> Apollo Robbins doing a pickpocket demo on Adam Green (same video embedded below)

Category architecture, art, cat, design, food for thought, green, life, presentation tips, science, tools, Uncategorized, work Tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Comments are closed.