The Curiosity Index (16.02.2018)

Michio Kaku believes in God, if not that God

If I was to make a prediction about religion in the West it would be the continued retreat of Christianity, but also a rise in deism. Michio Kaku would be a good example of a new deist. Like Isaac Newton and probably Albert Einstein.

This Is The True Scale of How Many Orangutans Have Been Wiped Out in Just 16 Years

As my kids will tell you the Orangutan is my favourite animal (I must have favourites in all sorts of categories because my kids want to know ‘what’s you favourite….?’). So this made me sad.

Man Builds Giant Sphere With 42,000 Matches and Sets It On Fire

All in the name of art.

We need an internet of unmonetisable enthusiasms

That’s the web I want; a place with spare corners where un-monetisable enthusiasms can be preserved, even if they’ve not been updated for seven years.

Russ Roberts Twelve Rules for Life

Another take on the 12 rules and I liked these. Some good principles here.


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