The history of the world according to cats

In ancient times, wildcats were fierce carnivorous hunters.
How did these solitary, fierce predators become our sofa sidekicks? In this funny video from TED Ed, Eva-Maria Geigl traces the domestication of the modern house cat.

Happy Towel Day!

“ So, carry a towel and…DON’T PANIC!” Towel Day is an annual tribute to the author Douglas Adams. It’s celebrated every year on 25 May: on this day, fans openly carry a towel with them, as described in Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: “A towel, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ says, is…

Linux kernel explained, with a comic

“What is it, and how does it work?” A funny explanation of linux kernel, made with a comic by Consolia. I think more developers should know how the linux kernel works. Regarding it as a black box only gets you so far. On a different note, some interesting things about the kernel i couldn’t share…