Saturday, December 17, 2016

Hey There, Smart Stuff

You simply can't appreciate the vastness of space until you scroll through it on your phone.
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Morning · Sat, Dec 17
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Stay Curious: A Note From Joe Hanson Of 'It's Okay To Be Smart'
digg.com
Celebrating curiosity and discovery is what Digg is all about too, which is why I feel right at home taking the reins for a day and giving the staff a little bonus time to finish their holiday shopping.
A BIG OL' MESS
PICTURE ME SCROLLIN
If The Moon Were One Pixel
joshworth.com
You simply can't appreciate the vastness of space until you scroll through it on your phone.
REALITY BYTES
WATCH: Is Big Data Getting Too Big?
digg.com
We're creating more data than we know what to do with, and according to this old VHS video, that's becoming a big problem
THE MORE EWE KNOW
Entropy Explained Using Sheep
aatishb.github.io
How counting sheep can explain why time only moves in one direction.
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The Sweat Proof Shirt
thompsontee.com
Thompson Tee is a patented undershirt that blocks armpit sweat. So take off your suit jacket, high-five your co-workers and feel confident AF - or your money back!
THE NATURE OF THINGS
PUFFIN STUFF
The Burning Man Of Birding
audubon.org
A music festival in a volcanic crater + puffins + bird conservation = a party only Iceland could throw
PANDA-MONIUM
WATCH: Should We Let Pandas Go Extinct?
digg.com
You know you've wondered. I mean, are they even trying?
BRO, DO YOU EVEN ENTO?
That Time Vladimir Nabokov Dropped Insect Knowledge On Kafka
itsokaytobesmart.com
Long before Neil deGrasse Tyson was tweeting about movie mistakes, Vladimir Nabokov was correcting Franz Kafka on entomology
'MURICA
Thomas Jefferson, A Frenchman, And A Moose Walk Into A Bar
slate.com
Jefferson was arguably our most scientific president. So when a Frenchman insulted America's native species, T.J. came to the young nation's defense.
HARD KNOCK LIFE
WATCH: Why Woodpeckers Don't Get Concussions
digg.com
Shockingly, humans were not designed to slam their heads into things. Can we save athletes' brains by watching the birds?
VIDEO OF THE DAY
SHE HATES THESE CANS
Giant Electromagnet Vs. Soda Cans
digg.com
Spoiler alert: The giant electromagnet wins
That's all folks. Check out more of It's Okay To Be Smart's picks at Digg dot com.

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