Most common passwords of 2020: The list details how many times a password has been exposed, used, and how much time it would take to crack it. If you’re using any of these for your passwords, change them.
Facing collapse, the famed Arecibo Observatory will be demolished: While teams will try to salvage some parts of the observatory, the decommission will bring an end to the popular 57-year-old telescope, which has been featured in numerous films and television shows.
Lockdown has affected your memory – here’s why: “Many of us have found ourselves in an isolated routine during the pandemic – and it turns out, that’s not very good for your memories.”
Beached Whale Blow-Up: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Florence Exploding Whale: The original 16mm footage of Oregon’s infamous exploding whale has been scanned at full 4K resolution and posted online! Plus, OR station KATU has used the new scan to re-edit their original report at 4K resolution.
I Guess I Just Expected a Little More from This Country: “How could a people that had to be explicitly told not to eat Tide Pods be so short-sighted? Or are some things simply beyond explanation?”
Toolkit for Supporting GA US Senate Races – Jan 2021 (FEEL FREE TO SHARE!): “This doc is a volunteer-generated effort by Ana Diaz-Hernandez. Follow her on Twitter at @anadzhz. Ana is originally from South GA and wants to help folks from out of state plug in to help.”
U.S. election maps are wildly misleading, so this designer fixed them: A nice background piece on the viral “land doesn’t vote, people do” animation switching between a standard county-by-county electoral map and one with points sized by population.
Black People Repudiated Trump Like He Was a Piece of Used Gum: It’s time for centrist Democrats to stop whining about Black Lives Matters protests and start recognizing that Black voters literally saved the election.
2020 Should Be the Last Time We Vote Like This: “For decades, limiting who gets to vote has been a key strategy of the Republican Party — though usually people on the right have not been quite so proud of this fact. This year, as has happened often with Donald Trump, subtext became text.”