Tag: vox

  • Why soap is the nemesis of the coronavirus

    Bar of soap

    You already know that we should wash our hands (frequently) for at least 20 seconds, but do you know why soap is so effective against the coronavirus? Here’s a great explanation from Vox: On a related note, it’s also worth watching this video: A quote from the video that stands out for me is this […]

  • Opportunistic diversions for 2019-04-17

    Man looking at vending machines

    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

    Aldrin Looks Back at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 mission

    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)

    Woman sleeping, not a morning person

    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?