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this week in Tremendous – #7

02/22/2015

A RECURRING SERIES OF BULLETS WHERE I GATHER BITS OF TREMENDOUS THAT HAVE CROSSED MY PATH. THE TERM ‘WEEK’ WILL BE USED LIBERALLY AND INCORRECTLY. CT Scan of 1,000-Year-Old Buddha Sculpture Reveals Mummified Monk Hidden Inside   [via Colossal] While it was known beforehand the remains of a person were inside, another startling discovery was made Read More

this week in Tremendous – #6

01/11/2015

A RECURRING SERIES OF BULLETS WHERE I GATHER BITS OF TREMENDOUS THAT HAVE CROSSED MY PATH. THE TERM ‘WEEK’ WILL BE USED LIBERALLY AND INCORRECTLY. “It might’ve been forgotten by history, but it established the principle that everybody, including the king, was subject to the law.” The 800th birthday of the Magna Carta, the modern-day Read More

this week in Tremendous – #5

12/24/2014

A RECURRING SERIES OF BULLETS WHERE I GATHER BITS OF TREMENDOUS THAT HAVE CROSSED MY PATH. THE TERM ‘WEEK’ WILL BE USED LIBERALLY AND INCORRECTLY. 25,000 streets. Unspoken landmarks. Obscure monuments. The London cabby exam (dubbed “The Knowledge”) may be the most difficult test in the world… a world full of travelers who happen to Read More

this week in Tremendous – #4

08/14/2014

A RECURRING SERIES OF BULLETS WHERE I GATHER BITS OF TREMENDOUS THAT HAVE CROSSED MY PATH. THE TERM ‘WEEK’ WILL BE USED LIBERALLY AND INCORRECTLY. The secret of Minecraft: you need to find help in the real world.  [via Medium] The scale of it is staggering; overwhelming. As you explore the extended Minecraft-verse online, you start to Read More

this week in Tremendous – #3

05/12/2014

A RECURRING SERIES OF BULLETS WHERE I GATHER BITS OF TREMENDOUS THAT HAVE CROSSED MY PATH. THE TERM ‘WEEK’ WILL BE USED LIBERALLY AND INCORRECTLY. Stress Gives You Daughters, Sons Make You Liberal [via Nautilus Magazine]: While circulating blood glucose is one likely mechanism that affects sex ratios in response to the environment, it is probably Read More

this week in Tremendous – #2

12/26/2013

A RECURRING SERIES OF BULLETS WHERE I GATHER BITS OF TREMENDOUS THAT HAVE CROSSED MY PATH. THE TERM ‘WEEK’ WILL BE USED LIBERALLY AND INCORRECTLY. Hal Lasko, “The Pixel Painter,” is a 98-year-old retired graphic designer who has spent the last 13 years creating massive artworks using MS Paint. This basic computer program was introduced Read More

this week in Tremendous

12/17/2013

The first in a recurring series of bullets where I gather bits of Tremendous that have crossed my path. The term ‘week’ will be used liberally and incorrectly. Recent research shows that patients with left hemispatial neglect (i.e. damage to one hemisphere of the brain leading to an inability to process and perceive stimuli on one side Read More