Don’t trust any list of 2016 predictions that doesn’t feature cardboard. That’s one of the key lessons in my 7 Predictions for 2016.

+ The Guardian: WD-40 and microwaved tampons: the secrets of food photography revealed.

+ Ununtrium, ununpentium, ununseptium and ununoctium. Meet the four new elements that complete the periodic table’s seventh row.

+ Laurie Anderson is giving a concert in NYC so experimental that only dogs can hear it. This marks the first time I’ve ever been as disinterested as my cats.