For $25, you can give your iPhone shots that cheapo 1970s plasticam look. What I like most about the design is that it's made as a phone case, resembling a certain other toy from the era, rather than just a snap-on lens.
The Guardian has a wonderful chronicle of the rise and fall of an experimental libertarian society built on a cruise ship armed with little more than crypto-mining rigs. Yes really. Did I mention one of the founders was Milton Friedman's grandson? Here's how the journey began… In 2017, Patri Friedman and the "seavangelist" Joe Quirk… READ THE REST
Over at MEL Magazine, writer Brian VanHooker was brave to tackle one of mankind's most pressing questions: how many s'mores could you make out of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man if you roasted him alive and consumed his deliciously fluffy flesh like the sweet-toothed cannibal you are? VanHooker enlists the aid of James Hind, a… READ THE REST
In 1917, a New Jersey company began hiring young women to paint luminous marks on the faces of watches and clocks. As time went on, they began to exhibit alarming symptoms, and a struggle ensued to establish the cause. In this week's episode of the Futility Closet podcast we'll tell the story of the Radium… READ THE REST
From half-empty glasses of water to old Post-Its with doodles you don't even remember drawing, your desk has seen better days. But hey, you don't have time to deal with clutter management when you have assignments to finish, deadlines to meet, and superfluous things to fact-check on Wikipedia. We all suffer from cluttered tabletops, and… READ THE REST
Whether you're looking to learn some of today's AI systems to beef up your resume or are hoping to head on a new career path because you're so bored of your current desk job you could cry, mastering the art of machine learning may just be what the doctor ordered. Unlike a lot of other… READ THE REST
There's a lot to be said about learning a new language as an adult. Among other reasons why having an extensive vocabulary in any language is important, learning a new tongue is a perfect way to score a new job, have an impressive ice breaker, or just keep your mind fresh while learning how to… READ THE REST