This week’s Interesting Things // December, week 2

To the links.

The British Ecological Society held a nature photography contest and the results are both cute and horrific. Kinda like nature.

Continuing with the nature theme, this dude’s trek into the woods makes him either the luckiest or unluckiest man in the world. Depends on how you view bear attacks.

MORE PICTURES. The Atlantic collected the Top 25 photographs that defined 2017. Some are pretty raw so peruse with caution.

Monday’s Google Doodle was in honor of Computer Science Education Week and celebrated the 50 year tradition of kids writing code.

The ability to “hear colors” and things of that ilk are mostly reserved for people enjoying an altered state of mind. But as it turns out, the phenomena is a lot more common. Check these out and tell me you can’t “hear” them.

A squirrel in New Jersey is doing his/her part in the War on Christmas. The President has named the squirrel to the America’s Most Wanted list.

Turns out scallops are more than just delicious. The way their eyes work could help us build more powerful telescopes.

One man. One goal: Turn his shed into London’s #1 restaurant on TripAdvisor.

That’s all we got for this week.