|The history of computers and publishing: The Sacred Rock of Tor|
|Belgium is attempting to ban women from wearing veils. But they do not put it that way — the proposed law makes illegal “clothing that obscures your identity”.
In other words, Belgium is planning to ban Halloween, Santa Claus costumes and fancy dress parties.
Well done, Belgium.
|The brain, part I: Scanning athletes’ brains discovers how they are more efficient, and in some ways “smarter” than the average brain.|
|Daniel Gross is a writer for Newsweek and Slate. So when he tells you that Nobel-winning economists know nothing about the economy, and America is going to have an incredible bounce back from the recession, you should assume he’s correct.|
|Creating poetry using piles of books.|
|The brain, part II: Why we love to read.|
|Apparently not happy enough with merely denying gays the right to marry, California officials now like to forcibly separate elderly gay couples and steal all their stuff.|
|Web coupons do not provide a bargain, like paper coupons do. Instead they trade your privacy for a discount. Beware.|