Thursday, February 18, 2021

Friday Links!

Leading off this week, a badass: Scottish superheroine pushes enormous milk truck up icy hill

For anyone who designs usable UIs, I salute you: Citibank just got a $500 million lesson in the importance of UI design.

This is a terrific read: Two visionaries: Marie Curie forged a friendship with dancer Loïe Fuller.

From Scott Sanders, and this has been on its way for years: Hockey Has a Gigantic-Goalie Problem.

From Wally and the Department of Magnificent Navigation, it's Everyone wants to be the captain till there is captain stuff to do.

From C. Lee, and this is a fascinating story: Madeleine L’Engle’s Private Correspondence With Ahmad Rahman. In retrospect, a poor deal by the Dutch, and an amazing story of resistance: The Hidden History of the Nutmeg Island That Was Traded for Manhattan. This is curious: The Mystery of Mistletoe’s Missing Genes. Pay attention, Texas: Winter survival shelters you should know how to build. I do not want to live in a world where this is true: You Should Definitely Propose to Your Bridesmaids With Olive Garden Breadstick Bouquets.

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