Social ScienceWhy Americans are "weird" -- occasionally loaded/problematic/too-overarching terminology but nonetheless fascinating article (very long)
"report predicts that some of the poorest countries in the world could see acute poverty eradicated within 20 years."
Science3D Map of Universe
Phoenix's Future Problems: Temp + Water
Mike Brotherton's Launchpad
Direct imaging of newly formed planets
Reviving the Wooly Mammoth
Cloning extinct frogs
The OddDisappearance of Sandy Island
Cabinet built to look like an internet glitch
Backing up the Internet (history & future)
WritingMy Amazon bestseller made me nothing
Neuroscience in fiction: Ted Chiang
Michael Swanwick on how he gets his ideas
Christopher Barzak talks about being on the set of the movie for his first book.
Eight writing manuals that Rahul Kanakia considers not an absolute waste of time