#Film4Climate 1st Prize Short Film Winner – Three Seconds
A New American Manifesto
Erik Prince, the failson face of privatized war
“Good Guy with a Gun” killed by the cops he was trying to save
Lincoln was the best. Buchanan was the worst. What about the others?
C-SPAN rounds up historians to rank the Presidents. Trump is 41st
How Woodrow Wilson betrayed China and helped give rise to the Chinese Communist Party
“I’d rather die living”
COVID Data Tracker
Boston Globe: The United States has yet to fully abolish slavery
The IRS is holding millions of tax returns, delaying refunds, including, it appears, ours
Over 42,000 Americans died in motor vehicle accidents in 2020, up 8% from 2019.
Upstate New York faces a plague of caterpillars
Words and things
From Wordsmith: The shorter the word, the more meanings it has. The Oxford English Dictionary lists more than 500 senses of the 3-letter word set. The 45-letter long pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, on the other hand, has one meaning and will forever have that one meaning.
Zaila Avant-garde breezes to National Spelling Bee win
Mapping global happiness levels.
I just found out the guy who invented auto-correct died. His funnel is tomato…
The Internet Is Rotting. Too much has been lost already. The glue that holds humanity’s knowledge together is coming undone.
Geography: Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery
‘They said I don’t exist. But I am here’ – one woman’s battle to prove she
Richard Donner, 1930-2021
This Year’s Bill Finger Awards for comic book writing, posthumous
Pine Hills Review: F*ck 2020
Why Am I Sp Bad At Typign?
‘Give Black people credit’: Black TikTok stars strike, demand credit for their work
This Wedding RSVP Card Is Going Viral
My Life as a Meme: ‘I Can’t Believe You’ve Done This’ Revisited
A tortoise eating a strawberry
Kaintuck by William Grant Still
Min Kwon: America/Beautiful
Central Park in the Dark by Charles Ives
Home from The Wiz, vocalist is Landi Oshinowo
Beautiful Girl Montage from Singin’ in the Rain.
The Most COMPLEX Pop Song of All Time