fun facts

It’s 2020 and you’re in the future

Wait But Why’s Tim Urban reminds us that time flies. “The Wonder Years aired from 1988 and 1993 and depicted the years between 1968 and 1973. When I watched the show, it felt like it was set in a time […]

better doing

Your life in weeks

This is an old post from Tim Urban at Wait But Why, and I don’t think I’ve shared it before. It’s an amazing reminder of how short life can be, and therefore a timely reminder to appreciate life now. | learn more

big ideas

Why cryonics makes sense. 

Tim Urban from Wait But Why became a believer in cryonics – freezing yourself after death – in 2016. He lays out an interesting case, though I’m not quite ready to sign up. | learn more

under the microscope

Elon Musk’s new company Neuralink. 

Elon Musks’ new company will build interfaces that connect computers directly to your brain. If you’ve never read posts on Wait but Why, now is the time to start. Tim Urban uses his uniquely awesome writing (and drawing) style to give […]