Opportunistic diversions for 2019-04-17

I watched a couple interesting videos that I enjoyed, and thought I’d share: This Engadget video about the differences between DSLR and mirrorless cameras is terrific. Chris Schodt did a great job explaining both camera categories, and the advantages each type has. Well worth watching. Leonardo Da Vinci was clearly a remarkable person, and this […]

How Humans first walked on the Moon in Apollo 11

Vox has a terrific video that explains how the Apollo 11 mission worked, and how the astronauts that took part in the mission made their way to the Moon and back. If you’re into old footage of historical events like this, also be sure to check out the CBS coverage of the lunar landing (also […]

Why you’re not a morning person (unless you are)

If you’re ever accused of being lazy or slacking off because you’re not a morning person or because you just want to have a quick nap and recharge, there is a body of science backing you up!

The tragedy of Aleppo, explained

The tragedy of Aleppo defies belief. It goes against the values we hold ourselves to as a seemingly developed species. Maybe it just reveals how far we have to go?

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