April 30, 2013

Do you know why trees can act as CO2 sinks? Because they fairly literally make themselves out of thin air (plus a few minerals from soil) That's kind of amazing! Many people don't have the right mental model of that process, and kind of see trees as solidified dirt, but it's air and water.
A man walks into a bar. He walks into it again. And again. And again. There are thousands of him now, confused & screaming.

http://kotaku.com/i-am-stereoblind-but-the-3ds-lets-me-see-the-world-as-484508038 -- A stereoblind man sees 3D for the first time ... on a game boy. Bittersweet story!
Kids Say the Creepiest Things!
For me, a movie is like a machine that generates empathy.