I recently found out that Anna Paquin won an Oscar when she was 9. How would that affect your life goals - if you’d already achieved one of the biggest…
I remember when I first noticed my internal monologue. I thought it was a cool trick I’d learned to do, speaking without making any sound. Like riding …
I have a lot of “there are two kinds of people” theories, because it’s fun to categorise things, but this one is probably the most tangibly useful; fig…
"Charles Bendire was willing to have his teeth broken to remove a rare egg that became stuck in his mouth. He had placed the egg in his mouth while cli…
Salt labyrinths - - Having a whinge - How I use a personal kanban - Whalefall/Cattlefall/Treefall - The chairman of Samsung is almost certainly dead
I have two modes: incredibly organised lists, or spiralling into chaos. There’s no middle ground. I’m like the alcoholic who can’t have just one drink,…
Making habits sustainable via planned fallback habits, architectural delights, two hacks for making twitter a more pleasant experience. Read me!
A mythological bird who is determined to punish the sea, IT KNOWS WHAT IT DID. Also: thoughts on family estrangement, the world's saddest cryptid, and …
The true origin of 'weasel words', collectible trading moon game, #preciousgems, and the back-to-school textbook list: combining my love of fresh start…
A selection of Irish curses, a steppe nomad's 1000-year old pet cat, plants panic and warn each other when they get wet, and a parable about shame.
Why are onscreen mobsters are so heavily coded as Catholic? Because censorship. Really. Also, irreveresible binomials, legal doublets and vulnerability…
"Piet Hein was president of the Anti-Nazi Union when the Germans invaded Denmark. “That was not the best thing to be on April 9, 1940 ,” he said."