Accomplishment of a lifetime: I Was a Black, Female Thru Hiker on the Appalachian Trail.
Speaking of explorers, did you see this piece in California Sunday about the private citizens who are building their own (feasible) rockets to Mars? Mars Madness: “You have this dream to do this really cool thing, but you always think in the beginning: It’s not for you. It’s not gonna happen …. Then one day you start to realize: It could be you.”
Useful: Neven’s simple checklist of things to remember when you launch a new project.
Tabletop Moonshine Still — Let’s get one and have moonshine parties when the moon is shiny.
Good price on this dress for your gallery show.
This story reminds me of how few disciplines have access to data scientists, and software designers and engineers. Serial Killers Should Fear This Algorithm
“Using Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, MAP has tried to chase down data from the many municipalities and counties that weren’t supplying their murder data to the FBI, out of bureaucratic laziness, a lack of manpower, or perhaps just rank incompetence. MAP has already assembled case details on 638,454 homicides from 1980 through 2014, including 23,219 cases that hadn’t been reported to the FBI. This is the most complete list of case-level details of U.S. murders available anywhere, and the group’s website has open-sourced all of it.”
Cute, ultra-simple place cards from Oh Happy Day for our Shiny Moon parties.