Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Tuesday Links

The Mercy Dogs of World War I. (via Strange Company)

Was Earth Once a Water World

Who Helps Pay Amazon’s Low-Wage Workers? You Do.

The real fun in seeing illogical staircases is trying to figure out how they got that way. See 45 examples of stairs that turned out bad, no matter what the original intent was. 

Dude, Where’s My Couch? The CEO of the furniture company sent an apologetic email explaining the delay, and cc’d all 204 waiting customers on the message. (via Metafilter)

I was a bartender in Antarctica. (via Strange Company)

Louis Coulon and His 11-Foot Beard.  (via Metafilter

NASA Discovers Gas Emanating From Uranus. Science gives us the headline of the year. (via reddit)

A blast from the past (2016): 6 Easter Customs From Around the World.


Debra She Who Seeks said...

Those crazy stairs! Yikes!

xoxoxoBruce said...

The Bad Astronomy article speculates how much water the mantle was capable of holding, and its current capability. Then they jump to speculating how it drained off much of the Earths water and continues to drain.
But they skip over the part where they prove the mantle is actually holding the water they think it can.

Bruce said...

Gas emanating from Uranus is so ripe for puns. :-)