Are you in an online filter bubble? How would you know? Not just Facebook, but Google and most other major online gatekeepers use algorithms to determine what you want to see, and then just show you that. Anything uncomfortable, challenging, different will eventually be filtered out. Bliss? Or a Brave New World...
Five stages of social collapse in five minutes. Based on the work of Dmitri Orlov, who lived through the collapse of the USSR. You can read a slightly longer version here.
Australian ocean study uncovers disturbing suggestions concerning the viability of marine life under rising levels of carbon dioxide.
CP: How academic integrity can be sold to the highest bidder. This is yet another area where the profit motive distorts and undermines human endeavour.
CP: We like to think of tasks as either easy or impossible. But sometimes, they are simply hard.
Onion: Be alert, but not alarmed. One from the archives to brighten your day.