Hemingway, A Simple Editing App That Highlights Common Errors and Suggests Alternatives


Hemingway is a simple editing app by Adam Long and Ben Long that highlights common errors and suggests alternatives. For example, Hemingway highlights complex sentences that are too dense in red, adverbs in blue, and anything using the passive voice gets highlighted in green. The app was recently released as a desktop editor for both Mac and Windows.

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A Look Inside of Sun Noodle, A Hawaiian Company That Produces 90,000 Servings of Ramen Noodles a Day

“Inside Sun Noodle” by Eater is an examination of the history and operations of Sun Noodle, a Hawaiian company that produces noodles for many of the top ramen restaurants in the United States. Founded in 1981, the company has factories in the US that generate a total of 90,000 servings of ramen noodles each day. Sun Noodle was also the subject of the recent “How Ramen Noodles Are Made” video.

Ramen Noodles

Ramen Noodles

Ramen Noodles

Ramen Noodles

Ramen Noodles

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Glove and Boots Share Helpful Tips on What Someone Should and Shouldn’t Do for a Job Interview

Internet puppets Fafa the Groundhog and Mario lend a helping hand by sharing their tips on what someone should and shouldn’t do for a job interview on a recent episode of Glove and Boots. Step 1 is to, of course, delete Facebook.

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10 Amazing Bets You Will Always Win, Episode 11

British psychology professor, author, and performer Richard Wiseman of Quirkology released episode 11 of his ongoing series, 10 Bets You Will Always Win. Wiseman shows how to drop playing cards and have them land on a napkin, how to draw an “i” with a dot on top, and more.

Gravitational Attraction Simply Explained Using a Sheet of Graph Paper Attached to a Crank

“How Gravity Falls” by YouTube host Edward Current is a handy explanation of how a warping of space and time causes gravitational attraction that utilizes a sheet of graph paper stretched using an attached crank. Current built the “Spacetime Stretcher” to offer an easy-to-follow explanation of Einstein’s general theory of relativity.

For centuries, gravity was described as a sort of attraction between two objects. Then Albert Einstein described gravity as a warping of space and time.

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‘Space Station 76′, A Retro-Futurist Science Fiction Space Comedy Film Starring Patrick Wilson and Liv Tyler

Space Station 76 is an upcoming science-fiction space comedy film directed by television writer Jack Plotnick that’s set in a future with a decidedly 1970s vibe. The film, which stars Patrick Wilson and Liv Tyler, was first screened at the SXSW film festival in Austin back in March 2014, but no firm date has been set for wider release.

Space Station 76

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2000s Edition of ‘Misheard Song Lyrics’ by Pleated-Jeans

Jeff Wysaski of Pleated-Jeans has released a new 2000s edition of his ongoing Misheard Song Lyrics series. He takes a look at popular songs like “19-2000” by Gorillaz, “In Da Club” by 50 Cent, “Who Let the Dogs Out?” by Baha Men, and more.

The best misheard songs from 2000 to 2009.