Notes & Ponderables

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Thoughts on Documentary Films While Watching Flightless Baby Geese Jump from 400 Foot Cliffs

Nature shows are awesome. But what are they? Because they’re not quite documentaries.

Hubble Turns 29, Continues to Make Pretty

The Hubble Telescope has captured the spectacular in space for almost three decades, bringing us light years into the past and helping us ponder the future.

Smart Roads: Forget HOV, How About a Charging Lane

Sweden’s highway rails show a road to electric car future.

Robots Playing Basketball

Yes, it’s weird. But Toyota has a robot that drills three pointers.

Selling Miami Real Estate Before it’s Underwater

How do Miami’s real estate agents sell property that may be underwater in the next 30 years? With a smile full of optimism.

Read: Heaven or High Water, via Popula.

Tripping Through Van Gogh’s Starry Night

A new Van Gogh exhibit has us wondering what the future of the museum might be.