Baby ChesthairAs I have previously mentioned, I think solutions like carbon farms may be our only hope, as far as global warming is concerned. Otherwise, if projections and predictions are right, it could get expensive and messy.

North Dakota has been one of the economic bright spots of the country. If visits are any indication, Obama isn’t very interested, as he has yet to visit the state.

Seems obvious to say that anti-fat bias correlates with a pro-thin preference, but the always-great Pacific Standard nonetheless made an interesting story out of it.

I get giddy at the thought of what the future might hold in traffic management innovation. Waze has proven to be a pretty cool app.

In 2005, Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt argue that kid-carseat-mania is misguided.

I don’t even know how to begin to describe this article on Occupy and anarchism. But if the subjects of Occupy and anarchism interest you, I think you’ll really like it.

Hanna Rosin points out what most people should already know: the “Women make 77 cents on the dollar for the same job as men” isn’t true. A couple caveats, of course: Even if it’s not 23%, 9% is significant. And second, not all of the reasons for the other 14% are benign.

The UK and Ireland are having serious problems with the sale of illicit tobacco, complete with fears of trade funding terrorism.

I love these motivational posters from the 20’s. My funny-favorite is “Criticism is necessary” and my straight-favorite is “Step up!”

There are more to the “young people living with their parents” stories and statistics than we think.

For the longest time, the US only had three colleges.

My own morbid curiosity keeps me interested in China’s ghost cities. So cool, so depressing. Anyway, here’s the story of a German-flavored one. And Italian.

Are online/MOOC courses transforming Duke University?


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