It’s time to start looking back on the glories of 2010. While we did not make contact this year, we did choose Mark Zuckerberg as our favorite human, spill a crap-ton of petroleum into our fishing waters, and obsess just a little over a helmet-haired, lesbian lookin’ Canadian named Justin.
We also had some interesting and controversial ideas. The New York Times has assembled a collection of the concepts and innovations they find most fascinating. They run the gamut from emotional spellcheck to bicycle doping to diy macroeconomics… and they’re delicious food for thought.
My favorite mind-bender: The 2000s Were A Great Decade. Despite wars, recessions and Britney Spears, the average worldwide income rose 25% and child mortality rates dropped 17%. Education and medicine are improved and farther-reaching.
Now if we could just do something about that pesky climate-change phenomenon.
Read the entire collection:
Even better, tell me: