I lost my mind and wrote 3,000 words about bridges, tunnels, ferries, and so on.
There are, depending on how you count, about 60 ways of crossing the Thames in London. That includes everything within the M25, and also the M25 crossings itself – a definition which involves counting things that aren’t really London, but somehow feels right. But! Which one is the best?
I crunched the US traffic data behind this piece for Geotab about the days when the most fatal accidents happen in each state.
I wrote some blog posts for Mendeley Careers attempting to divine productivity advice from the lives and words of notable scientists. N.B. DO NOT SLEEP WITH A JAR OF RADIUM BY YOUR BED, THAT IS NOT GOOD ADVICE.
It’s minor political party time as I dig into the weirder bits of UK electoral history for the NS.
I crunched 10 years of US traffic data to provide the numbers (and copy) behind this piece about road accidents in the US.
I dug into the last 4 decades of theatrical history to help compile an interactive guide to winning an Olivier Award.
Is Suicide Squad objectively the worst film ever to have won an Oscar? I decided to find out.
I will be performing some sort of loosely book-based comedy at the Book Showoff comedy night at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road on the 28th of Feb. More info here.
Here’s what happened another time I did it:
Comic writer and journalist Ed Jefferson has read all the biographies of Nicolas Cage, so that you don’t have to. Filmed at the first Books Showoff on 24th June 2016 at Waterstone’s Tottenham Court Road. Books Showoff is part of the Science Showoff family of events http://www.scienceshowoff.org