Weekend Reads II

Watch the Titanic Sink in Real Time
If you knew me in 5th grade, then you knew me as “that weird girl obsessed with Titanic.” In honor of the 104th anniversary of the sinking last week, this eerie video hit the internet. It’s a real-time recreation (devoid of humans) of the ship’s sinking. Tedious yet fascinating. Bonus link: play my favorite computer game, Titanic: Adventure Out of Time, online for free. I haven’t actually played yet (I have issues with Java), but this game is actually the greatest thing ever and I named my GPS after the butler.

What I Learned From Tickling Apes
I adoreĀ apes. You may have experienced my trying to convince you to watch the 1970s Koko the Gorilla documentary. If you haven’t had the pleasure, allow me to tell you that you should totally watch the Koko the Gorilla documentary.

How to Avoid Boring Sunsets
IĀ love a good sunset. I don’t think there’s anything more gorgeous on this planet than what the setting sun can do. As a photographer, it can be pretty horrible to go to a location in the hopes of catching one, only to be met with an overcast sky and disappointment. Well, be disappointed no longer! SunsetWx is the brainchild of three men at Penn State who have come up with a way to predict whether or not an area will experience a good sunset (or sunrise!) much in the way one would predict other weather events. It’s awesome.

Ted Talk: Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator
Fun fact: I’m such a procrastinator that I procrastinated watching this Ted Talk.

Newsweek: An Interview with Steven Avery’s New Attorney
Is anyone else still obsessed with Making a Murderer? No? No one else has been checking up on the subreddit to see what new facts have been unearthed? Just me? Ok, I’ll just leave this here then…

 

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