While spending two years reporting from Iraq, NPR’s Jamie Tarabay found comfort and guidance in the stories of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. (via my dad)
Matt Bai’s profile delves into McCain’s thinking on the Iraq war, tracing his evolution from post-Vietnam to present. It is a good read and helpful for getting a bead on where McCain really stands after a primary season that saw his tacking right and espousing opinions that don’t become him.
I’ve wanted to visit for a while, now I sort of want to go there for 2 years and get an MBA.
“Pregnancy is as unobtrusive as it is without consequence!”
As Roger Ebert envisions it. I’d watch.
The history of science is full of ideas that several people had at the same time.
From last month’s trial, a look at the lengths prosecutors went to to embarrass and sully the reputations of Deborah Jeane Palfrey’s employees. The clients, with one or two exceptions, seem to have come out of the ordeal unscathed.
A novel approach to conquering the West.
I knew it!
You may recall I had minor involvement in this case as a member of the team that created dcphonelist.com.
For people who have lived their entire adult lives on antidepressant medication, it is difficult to have any baseline to judge their normal behavior and personality. Antidepressants mess with you in all sorts of weird and unexpected ways, and without that baseline it is often impossible to know if certain feelings and behaviors are innate or are the effect of drug interactions that no one really understands.
by Berkman fellow Wendy Seltzer
The opening of their new T5 airport terminal at Heathrow, Europe’s biggest airport, has been a huge disaster. It seems obvious that when creating a new logistical system of such scale and complexity you must start slow, with only a few flights, and gradually scale up operations and capacity, working out problems and kinks along the way. So of course BA launched with a bang and the software and training problems resulted in a huge black eye for the operators and tenants of the £4.3 billion terminal.
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Shaina’s new food blog. So far, cookies and artichokes.
House-swapping looks fun, although I’m not sure what their policy is on cats.