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The war on traditional agriculture by megacorporation Monsanto is described in a French documentary “that Americans won’t ever see.”
The New York Times is host to one of the most stunning interactive visualizations I’ve seen in years. Unsurprisingly, this visualization has caused a bit of a stir.
Proving once again that they do excellent investigative journalism, Rolling Stone has a story for you that should, by all rights, leave a bad taste in your mouth.
The answer: plant trees.
1. Choices Are Bad.
Want free fairy tales, poetry, and assorted literatures? Look no further!
Econbrowser discusses a recently-published paper (pdf) that concludes that some geographical effects on GDP may be unavoidable.
Gladwell argues convincingly that the financial antics of Enron were not “puzzles” whose discovery hinged on the discovery of key information, but rather “mysteries” that, like Germany’s V1 rocket program 65 years before, could be ‘solved’ with public data by skilled analysts.
Eben Moglen’s keynote address given at the Plone Conference: the early signs of infosocialism?
The idea is for progressive liberals to put their portfolio where their mouths are. But can it make money? More importantly, if profit takes a back seat, isn’t it playing the game to lose, rather than reforming the system?
The Collected Works of Jane Austen
Female Lead: I secretly love Male Lead. He must never know.
Male Lead: I secretly love Female Lead. She must never know.
Brick is a highly amusing high school film noir. If you don’t believe me, why don’t you take a look at the shooting script and oringal novella?