Länksamling 2016:01

En samling av det roligaste, intressanta, läsvärda, allmänt häftiga och galnaste som det (borde ha) snackats om den senaste tiden. Uppdateras utan förvarning, beroende på hur mycket som hänt och stor relevans händelserna har haft för ett anständigt liv på den här planeten eller andra.

Einstein’s gravitational waves ’seen’ from black holes (bbc)

The Dawn of a New Era in Science (theatlantic)

Sorry NASA, Europe says it’s going to the Moon instead of Mars (arstechnica)

The Case of the So-Called Alien Megastructure Just Got Weirder (gizmodo)

I’m STILL Not Sayin’ Aliens. But This Star Is Really Weird. (slate)

Astronauts celebrate as flower blooms in the zero gravity of space (independent)

Warming of globe in 2015 shattered all previous records (discovermagazine)

How Stories Deceive (newyorker) (via boingboing)

How Corporations and Politicians Lie With Numbers — and How Not to Be Fooled (nakedcapitalism)

For the Wealthiest, a Private Tax System That Saves Them Billions (nytimes)

The Dragnet: How a man accused of million-dollar fraud uncovered a never before seen, secret surveillance device (theverge) (via longform)

City cops in Disneyland’s backyard have had “stingray on steroids” for years (arstechnica)

We’ve hit a 10-year low in civilian freedom around the world (quartz)

These were the most dangerous viral images to share in 2015 (quartz)

The man who studies the spread of ignorance (bbc)

Empathy Is Surprisingly Easy To Learn (iflscience)

Bertrand Russell: every ounce of my energy (lettersofnote)

Beat Godfather Meets Glitter Mainman (rollingstone)

Japanese scientists have created a new type of hologram that you can actually feel (quartz)

The Inventor of Auto-Tune (priceonomics)

Listen to Darwintunes: random music evolving its way to beauty (boingboing)

Talgoxens arvsmassa kartlagd (svd)



McDonald’s nya design hånas: McD On Aids (via resumé)


The Radical History of 1960s Adult Coloring Books (via newrepublic)


Drunken NYE Photo from Manchester is a Modern Day Renaissance Masterpiece (via twistedsifter)


The Winners from the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest (via twistedsifter)


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Curiosity Rover on Mars Snaps Epic Selfie with Sand Dunes (via space.com)


This Is the Entire Universe Squeezed into One Image (via space.com)


Charlie Brooker’s 2015 Wipe: the only roundup you need to watch (via boingboing)

(via quartz)

Erik Wernquist’s Video For OVERWERK’s Winter Is Mesmerizing (via io9)

Cyriak Creates a Surreal Animation Featuring Cats For the ‘Meowpurrdy’ Music Video by Run the Jewels (via laughingsquid)