Tree.fm

What a delightful idea. For sentimental reasons, I’m partial to this forest, but your mileage may vary. https://www.tree.fm/forest/11 People around the world recorded the sounds of their forests, so you can escape into nature, and unwind wherever you are. tree.fm

The Glass Is Already Broken

“You see this goblet?” asks Achaan Chaa, the Thai meditation master. “For me this glass is already broken. I enjoy it; I drink out of it. It holds my water admirably, sometimes even reflecting the sun in beautiful patterns. If I should tap it, it has a lovely ring to it. But when I put… Continue reading The Glass Is Already Broken

How the Big Bang gave us time

A great video (and transcript) about time and, one of my favorite subjects, entropy. Entropy is how messy, how disorganized, how random a system is. When things are nice and neat and tidy, they are low entropy. When they’re all messy and all over the place, they’re high entropy. And there’s a natural tendency of… Continue reading How the Big Bang gave us time

Lesser Known Apple Watch Workouts

Probably only amusing if you have an Apple Watch or other fitness tracker that sets physical goals, but I think these illustrations by Basic Apple Guy are pretty brilliant. If you like the sample below, check out part 1 and part 2 on the Basic Apple Guy website.

The Kite

A moving animated short film by Martin Smatana I discovered on Colossal. They are both made out of layers, which symbolize their age. The boy has many of these layers… he has all his life before him. But grandfather, on the other hand, has already lost most of his layers, and he has only few… Continue reading The Kite

Netflix, Shein and MrBeast

Another fascinating article by Benedict Evans. “What is MrBeast and his hundred million subscribers in this – is he a star, a show, a showrunner or a network? ‘Yes’.” Benedict Evans MrBeast is pretty fascinating. The Lex Fridman Podcast had a great interview with him as well: MrBeast: Future of YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram.… Continue reading Netflix, Shein and MrBeast