Sorry, I'm not keeping very good track of my sources for these:
- Eighty-four variations of the iconic Obama "HOPE" poster.
- "...incentive plans based on measuring performance always backfire. Not sometimes. Always."
- "If I have grown more cynical in recent years, it is travel, I think, that has pushed me in this direction. Exploring other parts of the world is beneficial in all the ways it is typically given credit for [...] But traveling can also burn you out, suck away your faith in humanity. You will see, right there in front of you, how the world is falling to pieces."
- A $15 USB controller shaped like the classic Atari 2600 joystick.
- Fabulous video of the recent SpaceX launch—the first successful commercial orbital rocket launch ever. If you're interested, here's a Google Maps satellite photo of the launch facility in the South Pacific, midway between Hawaii and New Guinea.
- Why we can't imagine what it's like to be dead.
- Blues guitar legend Robert Johnson died 70 years ago. Someone might have recently discovered a new photograph of him, one of at most a handful existing.
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