This week’s Interesting Things // October, week 4

Absolutely nothing interesting has happened in the last couple weeks, so that’s why there hasn’t been a post. Luckily, some cool stuff has cropped up.

To the links:

I know it seems like there’s a National Geographic photo competition link in every post- and that’s because there is. Check out the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year contest photos.

If you’re familiar with internet sensation and superhero, Snackman, then you know random acts of kindness on a New York subway are something to cherish. So NYT did a whole photo series on them.

Benjamin Franklin once said, “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes…and American’s unceasing love affair with butter.”

According to this video, this “amateur leprechaun sketch artist” is about as effective as real ones. So is it time to retire the sketch artist?

A few months ago the US got swept into a frenzy about the total Solar Eclipse. But what you may not have heard about was the Sports Equinox that happened last week.

Just plain cool. Here’s a video of Tom Petty’s last intro to his last song at his last concert.