Thursday the Eleventh of May, 2017

How many colours would you need to make London’s bus network more comprehensible? | CityMetric
"The first thing our colour system lets you do is dump bus numbers above 100 and use colours as a replacement for the first digit." (filed under: transport colour london maths)

Glanced at: London's Buses To Get Tube-Style Colour-Coding For Routes | LondonistBritish embarrassment over asking for tap water in bars fuels plastic bottle waste survey | Environment | The GuardianCalifornia - Design Museum>> Inside the drone the effects of being struck by lightningWhere have all the insects gone? | Science | AAAS
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Friday the Fifth

BBC - Earth - There are diseases hidden in ice, and they are waking up
"Pathogenic viruses that can infect humans or animals might be preserved in old permafrost layers, including some that have caused global epidemics in the past." (filed under: pestilence ice history)

Superkilen | Giles Turnbull | FlickrChelsea Embankment | Richardr | FlickrGlanced at: Abstract Gaming Travel Kits | Abstract Games | BoardGameGeekOdd Boardgame Components | Wiki | BoardGameGeekGameboards | Wiki | BoardGameGeekTAK (FREE EDITION) Cheapass GamesButton Men OnlineCustom Drawstring Pouch (large) | ArtsCow.comThe Museum of Failure in Sweden argues that real innovation requires failure QuartzIs this the weirdest election ever? - video | Opinion | The GuardianI Hide Giants That I Make From Wood In The Wilderness Of Copenhagen | Bored PandaHoneywood Museum Carshalton GrottoHonolulu molasses spill - WikipediaUber is under criminal investigation for building software to avoid regulators - The VergeLoud Time: This Ain't No Memoir: How to Make a Scene, According to David ByrneNaica's crystal caves hold long-dormant life - BBC NewsMountains of the mind: 'Ive become part of the landscape and its become part of me' | Society | The GuardianBread and salt - WikipediaBBC Radio 4 - Kevin Eldon Will See You NowHuman-robot interactions take step forward with 'emotional' chatbot | Technology | The GuardianWizard of Oz experiment - Wikipedia

Friday the Fourteenth of April

1001 Rogues
"Every day, 1001 Rogues generates an unique roguelike adventure which can take place anytime, from prehistory to the distant future." (filed under: games emergence random roguelike)

Glanced at: Why You Should Aim for 100 Rejections a Year | Literary HubAdam BuxtonMasterprints: synthetic fingerprints that unlock up to 65% of phones (in theory) / Boing BoingRadio Prague - Brian Eno presents first three-dimensional song in Prague installationDoctors have decades of experience fighting fake news. Heres how they win. - VoxUltra Micro LEGO "Travel" Santorini | Santorini | BoardGameGeek

Tuesday the Fourth

Chuck Wood (@autochucker) on Twitter
"How many mikes could Mike Love love if Mike Love could love mikes?" (filed under: creations twitter)

St Clement Danes | Richardr | FlickrGlanced at: Hello. My name is Bernie. My friends call me "Blue." I have cancer and maybe a year to live. This is what I'd like you to do about it. - DeepFUNGet the Book! A Playful Path3 Olympian fencing masters VS 50 opponents!!! - YouTubeIs Vancouver lonelier than most cities or just better about addressing it? | World news | The Guardian200 Word RPG ChallengeReal Madrid VS 100+ kid - YouTube

Wednesday the Twenty-Second of March

Australia's big things - Wikipedia
"The big things of Australia are a loosely related set of large structures, some of which are novelty architecture and some are sculptures. [...] There are big things in every state and territory in Australia." (filed under: australia architecture art)

Untitled | Judy | FlickrGreat Smith Street | Giles Turnbull | FlickrCardiff Bay Barrage | 3 Ellipses for 3 Locks, a work of art  | FlickrGlanced at: My Take on Letter-Based Word Games | BoardGameGeek'Disputed by multiple fact-checkers': Facebook rolls out new alert to combat fake news | Technology | The GuardianMeta-List of gaming kits, travel packs, and similar compact game collections | BoardGameGeekSpillandSpell1978.PDFUber for bikes: how 'dockless' cycles flooded China and are heading overseas | Cities | The Guardian town needs a remakery | Make Wealth HistoryKonexi | Board Game | BoardGameGeekThe Breaking News Consumer's Handbook - On The Media Blog - WNYCUp and Then Down - The New YorkerCadogan Teapots and Chinese Wine PotsSelf-starting siphon with dyed water - YouTube

Saturday the Eleventh

US: Bird wearing tiny goggles safely flies through laser beam | Laser Pointer Safety - Statistics, laws, and general laser pointer news
"Unexpectedly, the wing tip vortices did not stay stable as happens with aircraft, but instead broke up quickly and violently." (filed under: birds light science)

Glanced at: Namco America Warns Operators Of Laser Threat To Hanging Prizes | Articles | Vending Features | Vending Times Inc.Birds flying through laser light reveal faults in flight research, study shows -- ScienceDailyStanford researchers debunk popular flight models by flying birds through lasers - YouTubeMy Homebuilt 200W LASER BAZOOKA!!!!! - YouTubeWhat Did Dinosaurs Look Like? Tom Kaye Finds Answers, Feathers With Lasers | InverseCommentary: The fallacy of Chesterton's Fence | ChalkbeatThe Tudor London Tube Map | LondonistBlenheim Palace flowerpot turns out to be Roman coffin - BBC NewsConstruction crews discover new cave in Nottingham - BBC NewsThames Valley & Great Western Omnibus Trust

Friday the Tenth

blackout poetry generator
"In a certain sense, then, you can think of this process as turning each individual paragraph on the page into its own tiny poem." (filed under: poetry mutation)

Head of Invention | Richardr | FlickrGlanced at: Indoor Gardening Products - IKEATicket touts face unlimited fines for using 'bots' to buy in bulk | Money | The GuardianElon Musk: I can fix South Australia power network in 100 days or it's free | Technology | The GuardianSeven nuns at Seven Sisters: the story behind the divine photoList of fictional railway stations - WikipediaJack the Ripper & West End Adventures - AsmodeeAfraid of Jail? Buy an Upgrade | The Marshall Project

Thursday the Second

This site is “taking the edge off rant mode” by making readers pass a quiz before commenting >> Nieman Journalism Lab
"On some stories, potential commenters are now required to answer three basic multiple-choice questions about the article before they’re allowed to post a comment." (filed under: internet)

Glanced at: The World's Oldest Fossils Unearthed in CanadaAnthropocene: The 208 crystals that don't exist anywhere else in the universeElectoral Commission urged to investigate Farage's Brexit campaign | Politics | The GuardianNintendo admits it has made Switch cartridges taste unbearably bitter | Technology | The GuardianSerial Killers Should Fear This Algorithm - BloombergMI6 returns to 'tapping up' in effort to recruit black and Asian officers | UK news | The GuardianHow to Kill Bacteria With Visible Light in the Refrigerator | American Council on Science and HealthFossil Collector Discovers Penguin Fossils Bigger Than King Penguins : ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE : Science TimesNicola Sturgeon Reference In Guardian Crossword Leaves Scots Furious | The Huffington PostinsidehamletlarpTim Harford Article The real answer to the problem of texting while driving

Wednesday the First - The Skeleton Deck
"It's a regular poker deck, combined with the numbers 1-6 in eight coloured suits (red Stops, orange Bricks, yellow Suns, green Leaves, blue Drops, purple Shields, white Skulls and black Keys), six wildcards in six of those suits, and the numbers 1 through 52." (filed under: creations cards games hacking)

Baptist Pool walk | Nikki Pugh | FlickrGlanced at: How 'A Mind Forever Voyaging' Took Aim at Right-Wing Politics - GlixelGreen Box of Games Game system in a box. Play 100 different games or create your own.Oscars gaffe inspires cinema to play La La Land at Moonlight screening | Metro NewsThe Unexpected Place Superbugs Are Spreading -- Hospital Sinks And Pipes | The Huffington PostScientists teach bumblebees how to play football | Mandaellah Effekt - YouTubeProteus | Board Game | BoardGameGeekKadon Enterprises, Inc., Large view of Proteus deluxe gameboard and rules of playNyet! | Board Game | BoardGameGeek

Thursday the Sixteenth of February

KBNNO: Mineral turns sunlight, heat and movement into electricity all at once
"[KBNNO] may be considered a proper and capable candidate to trigger developments of all-in-one hybrid energy harvesting and multi-functional sensing devices based on only a single piece of material." (filed under: science stone electricity light)

Witley Park | WARNING TO EXPLORERS: THIS FOLLY IS CLOSED, LO | FlickrGlanced at: The 'dark money' that paid for Brexit | openDemocracyBBC Radio 4 - Costing the Earth, Rig Retirement - What do you do with a worn-out oil rig?Create Ebooks - PapyrusEditorDavid Rothenberg: "Bug Music: How Insects Gave Us Rhythm and Noise" - Diane RehmHumble Freedom Bundle (pay what you want and help charity)Ill never bring my phone on an international flight again. Neither should you.This column will change your life: deepities | Life and style | The GuardianBuilt in the 1800s, the Underwater Ballroom tells a story of a doomed Victorian fraudsterScientists discover new continent named 'Zealandia' - The Express TribuneFile:Morsechart.bjk.svg - Wikimedia CommonsMonopoly says goodbye to iconic thimble tokenRain chain - WikipediaWoolly mammoth on verge of resurrection, scientists reveal | Science | The Guardian'Filthy glamour': could polluted Marylebone Road help fix London's air? | Cities | The GuardianAlas, poor Yorick! The shocking life of theatre's greatest skull | Stage | The GuardianSpace junk is transformed into sounds at Science Museum | WIRED UK

Wednesday the Fifteenth

Gallery: 'Brain scans' map what happens during inside machine learning | WIRED UK
"The image shown here is the forward (inference) pass of the ResNet 50 layer network used to classify images after being trained using the Graphcore neural network graph library." (filed under: software maps brains)

Glanced at: The Nokia 3310: its back, its indestructible and its got Snake | Technology | The GuardianCasual Games for ProtestersWhy Frog Tongues Are So Sticky - The AtlanticCrossword-Solving: A Search for Connections and Answers - The New York TimesXenus Paradox: The Fiction of L. Ron Hubbard and the Making of Scientology : Longreads

Friday the Twenty-Seventh of January

Cern's electrocuted weasel to go on display | Science | The Guardian
"The partly-cooked corpse was duly secured for inclusion in [Rotterdam Natural History Museum]'s Dead Animal Tales exhibition." (filed under: death mammals science museums)

Glanced at: Barbican - Into the Unknown - Diashow: Dead Animal Tales | - Campaign To Restore Sydenham Ducking Stool | Londonist - Squatters open oligarch's empty London property as homeless shelter | UK news | The Guardian - Plagiarius Awarding 2016 - How the Quintessential Villain's Melody Snuck Into the Popular Consciousness | Atlas Obscura - Spirits in the ether: Oliver Lodge and the physics of the spirit world | The Royal Institution: Science Lives Here -
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