Sunday, March 04, 2018

The 8 Million Species We Don’t Know - Sunday Review - EO Wilson

"The most striking fact about the living environment may be how little we know about it. Even the number of living species can be only roughly calculated. A widely accepted estimate by scientists puts the number at about 10 million. In contrast, those formally described, classified and given two-part Latinized names (Homo Sapiens for humans, for example) number slightly more than two million. With only about 20 percent of its species known and 80 percent undiscovered, it is fair to call Earth a little-known planet."

NY Times

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Libby -- > New mobile app

Hostile Design in Urbania

But where is the line drawn between hostile architecture that seeks to favor one class of people over another, and practical urban planning that aims to keep all people safe? “All urban architecture or urban design has a level of control built into it,” says Petty, citing pedestrian crossings and sidewalks as features that guide the behavior of the public. “But then you’ve got a point where that kind of controlling becomes direct, explicit, and targeted against certain groups and not others.”

The Subtle Design Features That Make Cities Feel More Hostile - Atlas Obscura

Sunday, December 24, 2017

How is a Block hash created? |

How is a Block hash created? |

This helps. A little.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

What is MCT Oil? -

What is MCT Oil?

MCT Stands for Medium Chain Triglycerides, a form of saturated fatty acid that has numerous health benefits, as opposed to long chain triglycerides (LCT), which are found in most foods. Fats like these are important to support a healthy brain and multiple body systems.

Sunday, November 05, 2017

Sheepview360 in the Faroe Islands - YouTube

Anyone can create a Street View experience and upload their photos to the mapping site. Budding historians and 360-camera lovers can even apply to borrow Google’s camera equipment.

Great Gaming Build - Amazon

Friday, October 27, 2017

Interstellar comet?


Nominal trajectory of possible hyperbolic comet C/2017 U1