Quick Links for Thursday, April 20
I just finished Will Sommer’s Trust the Plan: The Rise of QAnon and the Conspiracy That Unhinged America (✭✭✭✭✫)
MLB home run counts are rising—and global warming is playing a role. “We used data from over 100,000 Major League Baseball games and 200,000 individual batted balls, alongside observed game day temperatures, to show that warming temperatures have, in fact, increased the number of home runs.”
↪ Add this to the list of things that never would have crossed my mind.
Fantasy Internet Simulator. Neat browser that uses ChatGPT to pretend it’s 1996, and renders pages accordingly. There are some fun examples on the project page.
OneZoom tree of life explorer. "An interactive map of the evolutionary links between all living things known to science."
Is the universe a fractal? [universetoday.com]