A stream of things going in and out of the brain of Doug Belshaw
26 October 2020
🤝 Medieval English people used to pay their rent in eels
🤺 The Mad, Mad World of Niche Sports Among Ivy League–Obsessed Parents
📜 Archaeologists unearth ‘huge number’ of sealed Egyptian sarcophagi
🌉 3D model of how the Charles bridge in Prague was constructed
💪 Every Man Should Be Able to Save His Own Life: 5 Fitness Benchmarks a Man Must Master
Quotation by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Image from top-linked post.
21 October 2020
♂️ What does it mean to be a man in 2020? Introducing our news series on masculinity
🎓 America Will Sacrifice Anything for the College Experience: The pandemic has revealed that higher education was never about education.
💽 One of the world’s most cited computer scientists wants cooperatives to be the future of how data is owned
✏️ Your writing style is costly (Or, a case for using punctuation in Slack)
🔐 Taking Back Our Privacy: Moxie Marlinspike, the founder of the end-to-end encrypted messaging service Signal, is “trying to bring normality to the Internet.”
Quotation-as-title by Elizabeth Bransco. Image from top-linked post.