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Artists use DNA designs to honor Francis Crick — and fund the fight against cancer. Turns out Crick’s granddaughter, Kindra Crick, is a biologist and a painter and is leading this effort. – via Surly Amy
Belissa Escobedo, Rhiannon McGavin and Zariya Allen are teen poets who sum up everything wrong with America. – via Courtney
You can thank Norwegian comedians for this. Satire imagines ‘FIFA 2022’ video game … with ‘dying construction workers’. – via Jim T.
Based on data from NASA, Nature and climate experts The Potsdam Institute, this is a Timeline of the Far Future. Spoiler alert: it doesn’t end well for Earth.
We’ve come a long way from “Yaté yotó”. David Peterson is a creator of languages and the person responsible for about 4,000 Dothraki words. His new book is a guide to the art of language invention. – via Critical Dragon
And, by the way, we’re probably mispronouncing “khaleesi”.
A zoetrope from artist Alexandre Dubosc
Featured image is an excerpt from Empathy Molecule II by Kindra Crick – Encaustic, mixed-media on board, 24″ x 24″, 2013.