- Sharpest Manmade Thing
It’s ready for its close-up, Mr. DeMille. Doesn’t this tungsten needle look mahvelous? (via Boing Boing)
- Photo Gallery: Dying Elephant Elicits ‘‘Compassion’‘
This story and these pictures will move you to tears. Eleanor, we will remember you always. And if we don’t, well, an elephant never forgets.
- Terrorism and Irrational Fear
Why are we so much more scared of terrorists than things that actually have a good chance of killing us? Jonah answers.
- Infectious Awareables Shopping
Anthrax has never looked so trendy nor West Nile so adorable. (via World’s Fair)
- Be an Expert on Anything
For your information, Stephen, Zeitgeist means “the spirit of the time.” You may have a point on paradigm, though. Thomas Kuhn is SO last decade.
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Originally published August 13, 2006