This Might Actually Change Your Driving Habits:
‘Think it’s okay to go just a few miles beyond the speed limit? Maybe think again….’
A small change in speed can dramatically increase the energy of a collision.
Maybe one with him & Ivanka on cover:
‘Get your barf bag handy before you read this post. We’re not joking….’
Via Boing Boing
Search data shows that interest in Trump is waning:
‘The gravest threat to a ratings-thirsty creature such as President Donald Trump is the nightmare scenario of not being on everyone’s mind all the time. While the president remains the hottest topic in so many newsfeeds and the specter looming over so many, recent data shows that the hype around him has begun to die down over the past year….’
Epidemic leads to early deaths:
‘Previous research has linked an epidemic of loneliness to early deaths across wealthy nations. The groundbreaking 2017 meta studies came to two important conclusions; greater social connection was associated with a 50% reduced risk of dying early and the effect of loneliness had an effect on the risk of dying younger equal to that of obesity….’
‘…Long before the Google Arts and Culture app, which became the most downloaded mobile app over the weekend, art aficionados, dabblers, narcissists and soul searchers pondering a cosmic connection to distant humans have been searching for their art twins, a long-gone, sometimes fictional or unknown doppelgänger encased in oil, sculpture or ceramics.
Some set out specifically to find their twin, in an engaging pastime that gives museum visits a new focus. Others, like the Duffins, have stumbled on theirs as they wander.
As anyone who regularly looks at a social media feed knows by now, millions more need never leave home or cross a border to find that uniquely familiar face on some obscure etching. They just upload a selfie and let technology do the sleuthing….’
Via New York Times (thanks, abby)