Jake Kouba

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A collection of hand lettering I made this past year

It All Starts With Writing<p>Lately, I’ve been realizing that all the tasks I need to accomplish share the same first action step: writing. I talk about …

Climate change: The case of the missing heat

Sixteen years into the mysterious ‘global-warming hiatus’, scientists are piecing together an explanation.<p>The biggest mystery in climate science …

When Einstein Met Tagore: A Remarkable Meeting of Minds on the Edge of Science and Spirituality

On July 14, 1930, <b>Albert Einstein</b> welcomed into his home on the outskirts of Berlin the Indian philosopher, musician, and Nobel laureate <b>Rabindranath Tagore</b>. The two proceeded to have one of the most stimulating, intellectually riveting conversations in history, exploring the age-old friction between …

Stewart Brand’s Reading List: 76 Books to Sustain and Rebuild Humanity

<i>UPDATE: The folks at the Long Now kindly invited me to contribute my own reading list — see it here</i>.<p>On the heels of Brian Eno’s reading list comes another installment in the Long Now Foundation’s effort to assemble 3,500 books most essential for sustaining or rebuilding humanity, as part of their …

spinach and egg pizzette

This, this mash-, roast-, horseradish-, bangers-, crisps-, and goose fat-free, is one of my favorite things I ate while I was in the UK, and it’s not …

Discovered in the wilds of the Internets. #typehunter #vintagetypography #typeresearch

blueberry pancakes + pancake 101

In the Great Deposit of Food Phobias post, a few of you said that you were afraid of making pancakes and my instant un-asked-for retort is that you …

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charred corn crepes

For the last three summers, I have had “fresh corn crepes” on my cooking wish list. I was mesmerized by the idea of mixing roughly chopped kernels of …

ribboned asparagus salad with lemon

Spring arrived while I totally wasn’t paying attention. I spend a lot of time in the kitchen these days. Over the winter, this was hardly a …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

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