Saturday, October 24, 2015

Bronze Age skeletons were earliest plague victims

Andras Schiff Holds Forceful Convictions in a Velvet Glove

Thinking Critically: Reading and Writing Culture Reviews

Teargas fired to disperse thousands outside parliament

Pluto's moon Kerberos finally shows itself - BBC News

Why the Muppets face a boycott

Fall colors: autumn foliage across North America – in pictures | Community | The Guardian

Giant squid writ small: juvenile monsters of the deep captured off Japan | Environment | The Guardian

BBC - Future - Why does it feel like I’m falling as I go to sleep?

George Bush at 91: Invigorated and Irritated by ’16 Race

‘Airbnb Initiative’ Would Limit Home Sharing in San Francisco

Humanism, Science, and the Radical Expansion of the Possible | The Nation

The Entire History of Sex

Monetary Policy: The 57-Year-Old Chart That Is Dividing the Fed

A Disadvantaged Start Hurts Boys More Than Girls - The New York Times

Coup in Portugal

Life-saving pill that had its price hiked to $750 now has a $1 competitor

In 1983 ‘war scare,’ Soviet leadership feared nuclear surprise attack by U.S.

The Biology of the Plague | Quanta Magazine

Analysis of Traffic Stops Shows Wide Racial Disparity

A New Thermodynamics Theory of the Origin of Life | Quanta Magazine

Three days that saved the euro | Ian Traynor | World news | The Guardian

Why Is Canada's Liberal Party So Dominant? | The New Republic

Photon-Haron Interaction

by Richard P. Feynman

I wonder if I could teach this at MIT?

Cartoon from The New Yorker

“Mrs. Clinton just called. She’s wondering if there’s any chance she could appear again.”

Portable People: Short Fiction by the Late Paul West