What better way to start the day than with a bowl of eggo nut frosted strawberry pancakes. I think I’ll pass on the carbonated waffle balls, even if they are the “gold standard for waffle ball fun innovation using wheat-based flavors and crispy aluminum foil.”
As short stories go, this one’s very clever — and ruthless.
If you want to know the time, ask a robot.
Take a moment to explore the fragments that define our identities in this non-linear interactive piece by Sam Villamin.
Banksy’s allowed another one of his artworks to be destroyed. Instead of being shredded in an auction house, this one was deliberately painted over by a Hollywood A-lister, at the behest of the BBC.
A very poignant account of one family’s grief and search for meaning in the twenty years since 9/11. It’s hard to believe it was that long ago. An unthinkable tragedy.
A tech report from The Verge combining two of my favourite things — watches and anxiety.
This member of the Japanese basketball team never fails to score. Perhaps there’s an Olympic sport I can get behind after all.
The South China Morning Post has a fun, animated visualisation of the Zhu Rong rover’s seven month journey to Mars and the three months spent orbiting the planet before finally landing. It makes it all look very simple, but it’s such a long way away.
Another striking data visualisation from Mona Chalabi, this time a simple bar chart showing what happens to US police officers after they have killed someone.
Last year I shared a link to someone recreating Windows start up sounds. Here’s perhaps the opposite, the sounds Macs made when they didn’t boot up properly.