December 11, 2017

New Seven Wonders in 360: Rio de Janeiro’s ‘Christ the Redeemer’ statue

From the New York Times.

December 4, 2017

C.S. Lewis Doodle: ‘Why I believe in democracy’

C.S. Lewis explains that believing in God, that is 'hierarchy' or ‘inequality within’, is the foundation stone of 'equality without' – that is, legal and political equality. This is an illustration of C.S Lewis’ article published in the British magazine ‘The Spectator’ on Aug. 27, 1943.

November 14, 2017

Pure delight: Listen to an entire neighborhood in Puerto Rico scream in joy as power is finally restored

The excitement builds until the lights finally come on at the 1:39 mark.

November 13, 2017

C.S. Lewis explains “eros” and the four loves

When Lewis made these Four Loves recordings, he was very happily married and very much in love with his wife, Joy. Her cancer had been in remission almost a year at this point.

November 6, 2017

These men are giving their lives to become “zealous restorers of the sacred”

May we increase daily in holiness and strive for the sanctity of all...

October 30, 2017

These mechanisms will make you fall in love with pinball all over again

From Soho down to Brighton, these guys must have played them all.

October 26, 2017

Learn the science behind how carnival games scam you, and the secrets to winning

Prepare to drop some knowledge next time you visit the carnival.

October 24, 2017

Deep in the Amazon jungle, there’s a boiling river that kills anything that enters

When Andrés Ruzo was a boy, his grandfather would tell him tales of a mythical city of gold deep in the heart of the Peruvian jungle. Though never believing the stories to be true, the legend of the lost city stuck with him into adulthood. Years later, as a geothermal scientist, Ruzo decided to investigate.

Watch an incredible drone fly under (yes, under) a Union Pacific freight train

Trains, Bridges, Rapids, Mountains, Sunset, Gapping, Perching, Powerlooping...

October 13, 2017

If graphic designers ruled the US

From XKCD: It turned out they just wanted to fix some things...