Worldly Weather Balloon

Pure genius. Super dad organizes the world's coolest family project. And it works.

"Video from a camera attached to a weather balloon that rose into the upper stratosphere and recorded the blackness of space."


The Ultimate Guide to Rapper Names

Infographic of the Day: The Ultimate Guide to Rapper Names, co.design (Fast Company blog)

Everyday People

I have long wondered why, at 2pm on a Tuesday, there are so many people wandering the streets of San Francisco: exercising, shopping, going to the movies, gabbing on the phone. Don't these people work? Why are consumer businesses even open from 9-5 Monday through Friday when the majority of the population is at the office?

Why? Because (insert self-referential expletive) not everyone is me.

How Different Groups Spend Their Day

The American Time Use Survey asks thousands of American residents to recall every minute of a day. Here is how people over age 15 spent their time in 2008.
To play around at nytimes.com, click here.

World Clock

Curious what's happening on planet Earth? Check www.poodwaddle.com/worldclock.swf