“The strongbox was Lori’s. For years, she kept it tucked in a bedroom closet, among a long list of items her husband, Blake Ruff, knew he was never to touch. Blake being Blake, he obeyed.
Lori died in 2010. That’s when Blake’s relatives found the box. Its contents told an astonishing story: The woman they knew as Lori was someone else entirely. She had created a new identity two decades earlier.”
Explorable Explanations “Do & Show & Tell Don’t try to explain everything with something interactive. Use interactivity only when interactivity works best, otherwise, supplement it with text & images. Also keep in mind the overlaps of Do & Show & Tell: when text interacts with the diagrams (e.g. Tangle), and vice versa. Text: Best at describing very abstract concepts. Graphs: Best at showing broad relationships at a glance. Animations: Best at showing temporal relationships. Interactives: Best at showing processes, systems, models. (See final slide on Procedural Rhetoric)” tags: weekly interactive explorable_explanation explorable explanation Death by Coca Cola – Neatorama “A 31-year-old New Zealand woman died following a cardiac arrhythmia which the coroner blamed on her 2.2 gallon-a-day Coca Cola habit: “ tags: math health coke weekly wcydwt Small Is Beautiful – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Schumacher’s philosophy is one of “enoughness”, appreciating both human needs, limitations and appropriate use of technology. It grew out of his study of village-based economics, which he later termed Buddhist economics, which is the subject of the book’s fourth chapter. “ tags: weekly economics scale Quote by Freya Stark: “There can be no happiness if the things we beli…” ““There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.” ? Freya Stark” tags: weekly quote happiness Outernet: […]