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Week 201731

The ghostly radio station that no one claims to run
"MDZhB" has been broadcasting since 1982. No one knows why.
How Heavy Metal Is Keeping Us Sane – The Atlantic
Substituting Beans for Beef Would Help the U.S. Meet Climate Goals
With one dietary change, the U.S. could almost meet greenhouse-gas emission goals.
Bassel Khartabil, In Memoriam | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Bassel Khartabil, the Syrian open source developer, blogger, entrepreneur, hackerspace founder, and free culture advocate, has been executed by the Syrian authorities.
Is Alzheimer’s Type 3 Diabetes? – The New York Times
What’s new is the thought that while diabetes doesn’t “cause” Alzheimer’s, they have the same root: an over consumption of those “foods” that mess with insulin’s many roles.

Week 201730

UK ‘sleepwalking’ into food insecurity after Brexit, academics say
The government is “sleepwalking” into a post-Brexit future of insecure, unsafe and increasingly expensive food supplies, and has little idea how it will replace decades of EU regulation on the issue, a report by influential academics has said.
How working less could solve all our problems. Really. – ideas.ted.com
I hacked my body for a future that never came – The Verge
$200 solar self-sufficiency — without your landlord noticing.
10 years ago, Mad Men began a story of men who tried to change — and the women who actually did – Vox
Trent Reznor, In Conversation
A Guide to Intermittent Fasting
Sea-level rise could destroy Tampa Bay if a major hurricane hits – Washington Post
The area is due for a major hurricane, and it is not prepared. If a big one scores a direct hit, the damage would likely surpass Katrina.
Hill for the data scientist: an xkcd story
Correlation vs causation once again
Women’s fashion in every year from 1784-1970

Week 201729

In Defense Of Metal Fashion
Sketchplanations
A weekly explanation in a sketch
Implementing Webmentions
Health care in the US: Why universal health care never happened

Week 201728

Subreddit Finds Places Around the World in a Wes Anderson Style
Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change
The New York Times
Greatest Movie Props of All Time
From Lightsabers to Wilson
A Look at Asmara, Africa’s Unknown City of Modernist Architecture
Asmara Eritrea has one benefit from that Italian occupation: a collection of beautiful Modernist buildings.
Eerste Kamer stemt voor sleepnet: grootschalig tappen wordt mogelijk
Bits of Freedom
The Mighty — an iPod shuffle for Spotify — finally arrives for $85
Designing The Perfect Date And Time Picker
Life Is About to Get a Whole Lot Harder for Websites Without HTTPS
Does my site need HTTPS?
How To Add A Security Key To Your Gmail

Week 201727

The Lost City of Z | The New Yorker
Goodbye Flickr, Hello TroveBox (OpenPhoto)
Once a Model City, Hong Kong Is in Trouble – The New York Times
When the British left 20 years ago, Hong Kong was seen as a rare blend of East and West that China might seek to emulate. Now, increasingly, it’s a cautionary tale.
Not even wrong – ways to dismiss technology
What games would you put on a Classic PC?
A generational failure
As the U.S. fantasizes, the rest of the world builds a new transport system
Collection of Google Font Pairings
Emperor and the Nature of Evil
Learn Grid Layout video series
Is it really safe to start using CSS Grid Layout?
The move from tables-for-layout to CSS changed the way the web looked. It moved us away from the pixel perfect chopped up images to something more flexible and text based, something less like print design. The look of the web over the past 15 years has been defined by the technical limitations of CSS. I think that our new layout methods will redefine how the web looks once again.

Week 201726

Africa, Uncolonized
A Detailed Look at an Alternate Continent
Mastodon en Steak Number Eight in TivoliVredenburg
I decided to disable AMP on my site

Week 201725

The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching. – The New York Times
The Historical Marker Database
pinpointing local history around the world
"Because I Moved 5 Shirts"…
Portrait Of An Unexpected Twitter Storm
The classic Northwind database converted to the NoSQL world
Downward facing doom: when yoga meets heavy metal
Trying to become zen while listening to Napalm Death might sound like a nightmare to some, but a growing number of converts are riding the lightning and stretching out to metal’s dark soundtrack
6 Keer kippenvel op Velocity – Fietsersbond
If It Were My Home
Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another.
Would Your Dog Eat You if You Died?
In 24 percent of the cases in the 2015 review, which all involved dogs, less than a day had passed before the partially eaten body was found.
Napalm Death streams have soared thanks to Ed Miliband
President Trump’s Lies, the Definitive List – The New York Times

Week 201724

Looking for new books to read? Book recommendations without the cover
Read the first page of a book without judging the cover. If you’re hooked, click the reveal button and find out more.
What’s Wrong with Apple’s New Headquarters | WIRED
How to Make Your Website Accessible to People Who Use a Screen Magnifier
The 100 best solutions to reverse climate change, ranked
America’s Health-Care Crisis Is a Gold Mine for Crowdfunding
Sites such as GoFundMe and GiveForward are poised for a wave of medical appeals if Trumpcare leaves millions uninsured
The State of CSS
As the first comments states: You don’t throw a hammer away because you bought a drill. Chances are, you’re going to run into some nails eventually.
Houdingcorrigerende kleding | Anodyne
Social Cooling
If you feel you are being watched, you change your behavior
Beyond Curie—a design project celebrating women in STEM
The truth is, there are numerous women scientists, mathematicians, and engineers who have made incredible advances in their fields, and never earned the recognition they deserve.

Week 201723

American Nazis in the 1930s – The German American Bund
You’re Going To Talk To All Your Gadgets. And They’re Going To Talk Back.
It’s your voice. And it’s the biggest shift in human-computer interaction since the smartphone.
The Revolutionary War Veterans Who Lived Long Enough to Have Their Pictures Taken
The Answer Is Never
Rewriting the false narrative of childlessness.
Let her speak!
One woman’s battle to be heard, and why we should all speak up
Roman Roads – Sasha Trubetskoy
A subway-style map of Roman Empire roads circa 125 A.D.
The Oldest Human Fossils Ever Discovered Have Stories to Tell
A day without Javascript
The Case for Letting Robots Make Our Clothes
I visited the garment factory workers who could lose their jobs to automation. But could robots also change their lives?

Week 201722

11 Years Old, a Mom, and Pushed to Marry Her Rapist in Florida – The New York Times
You’re thinking: “Child marriage? That’s what happens in Bangladesh or Tanzania, not America!”
Debating the Pros and Cons of Google Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)
The Harder They Fall » Mike Industries
On music, grunge, youth and Chris Cornell
A Year of Google Maps & Apple Maps
I wrote a script that takes monthly screenshots of Google and Apple Maps. And thirteen months later, we now have a year’s worth of images.
Little Things I Like to Do with Git
Ladies Who Lotion – The Hairpin
An inescapable TV trope, and an Instagram account dedicated to following it.
Daring Fireball: Fuck Facebook
Treat Facebook as the private walled garden that it is. If you want something to be publicly accessible, post it to a real blog on any platform that embraces the real web, the open one.
Floating labels are problematic
Feather – Simply beautiful open source icons
Verslag Alpe d’Huzes
Go Tjerk!