Going to China tomorrow.
The main lesson I take from all this is the need to avoid easy generalizations...– Dani Rodrik, June 8, 2012
In his lifelong study of folklore, the great scholar Alan Dundes frequently...– “Dark Material,” by Michael Rottman, The Morning News
Keyboard player Abe Jun, one of the live musicians who has joined her for a few...– “I Sing The Body Electric,” by Margaret Wappler, LA Times Magazine, June 2012
This is America,” said Ed Klim, president of the International Snowmobile...– “A Winter Sport is Flourishing This Summer on Minnesota Lakes,” by Joe Barrett, WSJ, June 7, 2012
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I do not know much about writing rap lyrics, but I’m guessing that most rappers...– GZA and Neil deGrasse Tyson team up on a hip-hop record about science (via poptech)
of dead statesmen and poets. Here was a new generation, shouting the old cries,...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, “This Side of Paradise” (via dmjudd)
Someone outside my dorm room window is playing...
Economics tried to model itself on Newtonian physics… But economics is a social...– George Soros speech at the Festival of Economics in Trentino, Italy. (via ftalphaville)