Matter, Energy, and Life of Michael A. Castello.

Category: Reshare

Things I found online that I wanted to share, usually with a small bit of commentary.

  • Making a Turkey Sandwich

  • Healthcare Workers During COVID-19

    I spent a lot of time trying to find the original source for this drawing to give appropriate credit. The artist signed it but I wasn’t able to read the name well enough at this resolution, and reverse image searching turned up a bunch of reposters.

  • How Tech Can Help Science

    My technical problems often involve physical limitations.

  • Masks and Breathing

    Here’s a nice anecdotal follow-up to those mask objections I wrote about. Remember, even if it did demonstrate that a mask “cut oxygen levels,” that is not the same order of magnitude of problem as spreading a disease like COVID-19. Doctor Runs 22 Miles Wearing Face Mask to Show it Doesn’t Cut Oxygen Levels.

  • If $1000 Was One Pixel

    Wealth inequality fills me with impotent anger. I think most of us have difficulty grasping the sheer vastness of the gap between working people—including those who make pretty hefty salaries—and billionaires, so I am constantly looking for ways to make that comparison more understandable. One of my Friends Andrew (I know a lot of Andrews)…

  • Eat the Rich

    This video is a medium length but engaging illustration of exactly how stark the wealth inequality in the United States has become. Such disparity is why I have no problem repeating “eat the rich.”

  • RATM Cover

    A kid named Audrey and her dad cover Rage Against the Machine’s “Killing in the Name Of.” I expect this to be the best video I will see this week.

  • Election Day Comedy: Cover that Obama mural!

    Local Republicans went to court to have a judge order a mural of President Obama covered up at the Ben Franklin Elementary School polling place in the Northeast Philadelphia. via philadelphia.cbslocal.com “I cannot safely cast my ballot for Mitt with that Marxist’s painted eyes watching me!”