Each Friday, we share a curated list of articles we found during the past week. Here’s the list of the new and interesting ones we found this week. If there’s an article you think we should read, let us know in the comments below.
Tucows closes its once-popular software download site – In the internet’s early days, Tucows was one of the most popular websites for finding and downloading new software.
The iconic watches that inspired Apple Watch faces – A deep dive into the classic designs that inspired some of Apple’s watch faces.
Chrome and Edge want to help with that password problem of yours – Edge’s new password manager, in addition to new features added by the Google Chrome team, further the push of browsers into a realm that once belonged solely to standalone apps.
See the ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ painting in 10-gigapixel detail – Microscope manufacturer Hirox has created a panorama of the famous Girl with a Pearl Earring painting. With a resolution of 10-gigapixels, you can see every crack and drop of paint with unprecedented detail.
Take Your Lunch Break! – As many of us continue to work from home, we’ve found it a bit too easy to put off taking breaks – including stopping for lunch. But that’s not good. Research has shown that taking real lunch breaks can be linked to improved job satisfaction and productivity.
A New Way to Trace the History of Sci-Fi’s Made-Up Words – The Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction went live online recently. It contains around 1800 entries dating back to the early 20th century.
Now Is a Great Time to Start Practicing Mindfulness – This author recommends three strategies for using mindfulness to address hard-to-have feelings in a productive way.