December 2020

Archaeologists uncover ancient street food shop in Pompeii

#antiquity #food

In Photos: The Disfigured Urban Landscape of Hong Kong

The city will never be the same, and you can literally see why.

#cities #politics #photos

This badass Edinburgh photo shows two ladies in long dresses and hats rock climbing in the 1900s

#sports #fashion #gender #vintage

Law is not magic – and lockdown regulations are not spells

#pandemic #law

The Dunning-Kruger Effect Is Probably Not Real

Or as I like to think of it, apparently the only people suffering from it were the titular researchers.

#education #science

The Great Covid Class War

The pandemic has created the perfect pretext for enacting economically destructive policies.

#pandemic #economics #society

You Have No Obligation To Conform To A Wildly Sick Society

#society #ethics

Luxury Ghost Towns

The pandemic proved cities have far too many ultraexpensive apartments. They shouldn’t forget it.

#housing #business #pandemic #society

How Scientists Use and Abuse Portraiture

Many scientific studies assume that the features of painted faces are the facts of the flesh-and-blood countenances to which they refer. This assumption is not only false; it is preposterous.

#art #history #science

Publisher or Platform? It Doesn't Matter.

#web #law

Media Market Research (and why its undermining all the things you love)

#media #business

Silicon Graphics: Gone But Not Forgotten

#vintage #computers #business

Bro Culture, Fitness, Chivalry, and American Identity

#america #gender #culture

Les gouvernements du monde entier doivent réduire la production de combustibles fossiles de 6 % par an pour limiter un réchauffement mondial…

#energy #climate

Zanele Muholi: Celebrating South Africa's black LGBTQIA+ community

#africa #sexuality