"Of all the things you can read on the internet, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is one of the only good ones. In perpetual conversation with itself, ever growing and expanding—perhaps threatening, in its accumulated obsessions, to become self-aware—this index of the fantastic documents possible pasts and futures alike." —M.H. Rowe. "The Encyclopedia of Science … Continue reading The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
"Sure, it’s possible to have a small, healthy meal at a restaurant. But researchers have found that people typically eat 20 to 40 percent more calories in restaurants compared with what they’d eat at home." —Eliza Barclay, Julia Belluz, and Javier Zarracina. "Obesity in America 2018: 7 charts that explain why it’s so easy to … Continue reading Obesity in America 2018: 7 charts that explain why it’s so easy to gain weight – Vox
"Explore the Facebook ads purchased by Russia-linked agents to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. This tool unravels the contradictory messages used to target people across the political spectrum, discourage voter turnout and increase hostility." —https://fathom.info/fakebook/
The Internet is such a bizarre rabbit burrow of ideas. I came across the term: "Intellectual Dark Web" while skimming a Jacobite article providing an assessment of the "movement". The article pointed to an aggregating website, which in turn links to guides like, "How to join the Intellectual Dark Web — a user’s guide." I suspect this … Continue reading The Intellectual Dark Web
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"Computer science without the computer." https://csunplugged.org/en/ Website aimed at teaching computer science principles to children 5-14 years old.