They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?
— Read on www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/jun/12/this-is-not-a-what-if-story-tokyo-braces-for-the-earthquake-of-a-century
Austrian photographer Gregor Kallina documents Kiruna, an Arctic city in the process of relocation.
— Read on www.wired.com/story/swedish-mining-town-sinking/
Madison and Cody get candid reflecting about their hookup in the post Me-Too era.
— Read on digg.com/video/one-night-stand-discussion
Writer Helen Russell explains the building blocks of happiness in a TED talk.
— Read on digg.com/video/ted-talk-happiness
Since the inception of the medium, the top ten list of YouTube has gone through many unique phases. Here’s an animated chart of the ever changing tastes of YouTube viewers.
— Read on digg.com/2019/most-viewed-videos-on-youtube-visualized
Billions of years ago when the world was still young, treasure began forming deep underground. As the edges of Earth’s tectonic plates plunged down into the upper mantle, bits of carbon, some likely hailing from long-dead life forms were melted and compressed into rigid lattices. Over millions of years, those lattices grew into the most durable, dazzling gems the planet had ever cooked up. And every so often, for reasons scientists still don’t fully understand, an eruption would send a stash of these stones rocketing to the surface inside a bubbly magma known as kimberlite.
— Read on earther.gizmodo.com/beyond-the-hype-of-lab-grown-diamonds-1834890351
Here’s why the constant barrage of notifications are doing us more harm than good.
— Read on digg.com/video/smartphones-ruin-productivity