Some of the more interesting things I’ve read – or bookmarked to read – over the past few days.
An Extraordinary Glimpse into the First 21 Days of a Bee’s Life in 60 Seconds | Colossal
In an attempt to better understand exactly what happens as a bee grows from an egg into an adult insect, photographer Anand Varma teamed up with the bee lab at UC Davis to film the first three weeks of a bee’s life in unprecedented detail, all condensed into a 60-second clip. The video here d
donottrack – a personalisesd interactive web series about privacy
Do Not Track, a personalized web series about privacy and the web economy. Directed by Brett Gaylor, coproduced by Upian, Arte, ONF & BR.
UN Committee questions Maori imprisonment rate
The Government has been slated by the United Nations for the high proportion of Maori in the criminal justice systems.
Refuse to Create a UX Portfolio — Medium
Refuse to Create a UX Portfolio — Medium http://evlvgn.ws/1BczTGA
Life as a Professional Mermaid
Half-fish, half-businesswoman, Mermaid Melissa has crafted a thriving company around her alter-ego.
Meet the people out to stop humanity from destroying itself – Quartz
This is super interesting: Meet the people out to stop humanity from destroying itself >> Quartz >> http://evlvgn.ws/1EkgLGo
76 politicians, 178 celebrities and 7 sports stars: the scale of VIP child sex abuse inquiry – Telegraph
Police reveal complaints against 135 figures from the world of TV, film or radio, 76 politicians, 43 from the music industry and seven from sport
The media’s reaction to Seymour Hersh’s bin Laden scoop has been disgraceful – Columbia Journalism Review
The media’s reaction to Seymour Hersh’s bin Laden scoop has been disgraceful >> Columbia Journalism Review >> http://evlvgn.ws/1dl0iwL
APN News & Media to launch metered model at regional papers in Australia >> The Australian >> http://evlvgn.ws/1FBHy8y
Stuff launches Open Newsroom Network | Stuff.co.nz
Stuff launches Open Newsroom Network for readers to join as potential experts, interviewees. >> stuff >> http://evlvgn.ws/1dkWLi0
Eight-year-old’s signs popular feature in community | Te Waha Nui
Adorable 8-year-old paints signs on his fence to support his favourite sports teams – and his mum.
Black Cat Auditions In Hollywood, 1961 by Ralph Crane – ArtStack – art online
See art Julie likes on ArtStack, the easy way to discover art
National Geographic loves weed so much, they’re devoting an entire print issue to it – Boing Boing
The editors of National Geographic chose cannabis as the theme of their next print issue.
NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) | Facebook
Borders don’t stop dirty air. This NASA video shows how air pollution from Asia changes weather and climate around the world. http://on.nrdc.org/1EPSH18
Anthony Horowitz talks Alex Rider, Power of Five and a forgotten promise | Te Waha Nui
Anthony Horowitz says he intends to revisit Alex Rider in the future
Southern Cross is by far the most popular symbol in flag designs | Te Waha Nui
A week after submissions opened for designs of a new New Zealand flag, it’s clear some elements are significantly more popular than others.