Heart Over Mind

January 18, 2020

“Heart Over Mind,” written by Mel Tillis, and recorded by him in 1970. It was originally recorded by Ray Price in 1961.

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March of The Jobless Corps

January 18, 2020

“March of The Jobless Corps,” performed by Daniel Kahn and The Painted Bird. Based on a 1930-ish Yiddish song “Arbetlose Marsch” by Krakow’s Mordechai Gebirtig, with English lyrics by Daniel Kahn. Video directed by Aviv Kosloff.

Daniel Kahn and The Painted Bird website

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Angel Eye

January 18, 2020

“Angel Eye,” by The Teskey Brothers, 2011. Great group out of Melbourne.

The Teskey Brothers website

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Hockey Homicide

January 18, 2020

“Hockey Homicide,” a 1945 Walt Disney Studios theatrical cartoon, featuring Goofy. Directed by Jack Kinney; written by Mr. Kinney and Bill Berg. Principal animation by Jack Boyd, John Sibley, Hal King, and Milt Kahl. Music by Paul J. Smith. Narrator: Doodles Weaver.

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When German Spies Blew Up New Jersey

January 17, 2020

Before the U.S. entered World War I, German spies blew up the munitions works on Black Tom Island in New York Harbor. A Vox video.

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Vincent Clortho Public School for Wizards

January 16, 2020

HBO explores the tragedy of America’s under-funded inner-city public schools for wizards.

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Milan’s Robot Bartender

January 16, 2020

Bartender, you’re fired. An industrial robot mixologist has taken your job.

More:

“Robotic bar opens in Milan to ’empower’ city’s drinker,” Lucy Ingham, Verdict

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Home: Knowledge, Bathing, Drama, Music, and Food.

January 15, 2020

Architect Takeshi Hosaka built himself a house that would supply the five elements that ancient Romans said were needed for a perfect life: knowledge, bathing, drama, music, and food. He did it in 190 square feet.

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Facial Recognition

January 14, 2020

Joss Fong explains the real costs of facial recognition. a Vox video.

Related:

“Meet the scholar who diagnosed ‘surveillance capitalism,'” Frank Bajak, Associated Press

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Seven Million Years of Human Evolution

January 13, 2020

The American Museum of Natural History outlines human evolution. Seven million years in under six minutes.

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