Weekly Web Harvest for 2016-11-13
- You have a goal. Todoist has a plan.
- How strong is a chimpanzee, really?
Repeated tests in the 1960s confirmed this basic picture. A chimpanzee had, pound for pound, as much as twice the strength of a human when it came to pulling weights. The apes beat us in leg strength, too, despite our reliance on our legs for locomotion. A 2006 study found that bonobos can jump one-third higher than top-level human athletes, and bonobo legs generate as much force as humans nearly two times heavier.
- Post-Election College Paper Grading Rubric – McSweeney’s Internet Tendency
Because I can no longer claim with any credibility that reading, writing, and critical thinking are essential skills for 21st-century success, I have revised the grading rubric for your papers accordingly. Effective January 20, 2017.
- Anish Kapoor, Fine Art Supervillain – Scientific American Blog Network
Other fine artists, including evopunk painter Flying Trilobite, have vowed to create their own illicit Vantablack production lab, restoring the power of this art material to fine artists, and the world.