Media Diet 10/29

The Sweet Silence Of The Great Sand Dunes, On Track To Become The First ‘Quiet Zone’ In The US

Great Sand Dunes and the surrounding areas are some of my favorite parts of Colorado. Extraordinary scenery you can’t see anywhere else with few crowds.

Three Big Things: The Most Important Forces Shaping the World

Some interesting thoughts here about 3 primary macroscopic forces shaping our world today: - Demographic shift to a top loaded society - Wealth Inequality - Access to information closes gaps that used to create a social shield of ignorance

Why Aren’t We Curious About the Things We Want to Be Curious About? > This function of curiosity — to heighten memory — is the key to understanding why we’re curious about some things and not others. We feel most curious when exploration will yield the most learning.

Denver scientists have been secretly working on a massive fossil cache for years that illuminates the aftermath of the dino-killing asteroid

  • Rise of the Mammals
  • Congrats to Ian and Tyler on this announcement! Nice to see DMNS featured on Nova.

MeFi: Eighteen cards, except just one

I’d never heard of Button Shy Games but I love the effort to create new ideas by limiting the size of the game pieces.

You’re Dying on the Street. A Drone Might Be Your Only Hope.

Photographer Spent Days Waiting For Museum Visitors To Match The Artworks They Observe, And it Was Worth It

When a player gets the game

Brandon Titus @bjtitus