Church Going by Philip Larkin is this week’s poem of the week.
Admittedly, Government and the Rights of Man made more sense when it was written then it does now. But this week’s essay of the week makes it plan that it still has relevance now.
The Troubles of Korea’s Influential Economic Pundit is this week’s essay of the week.
Are there more quakes then there use to be? This article talks out of both sides of its mouth, but the bottom line seems to be yes.
Is eating boogers good for you? This article says yes, but its case is weakened by its lack of citations.
Is introducing bears, lynx, wolves and elk into a country that has disarmed its rural population a good idea? On the plus side it will be very educational. On the downside, the people who will be most affected will not have much a say in whether it happens or not.
… And after they got done messing around with little robots that had to stay on a strip of cardboard in the kitchen, the went out and built flying toys.
Fun with Legos. Well, with Mindstorms.
Amateur video has surfaced of the Challenger launch and explosion. Not so very much to see, but very eerie listening to the reaction of the people watching.
Belmont Club muses on the difference that the method of killing a man can have on how that death is viewed by the public.