A great letter on the situation at Penn State, from the former Paterno Chair.
This article, sent to me by several, argues that China will be a benevolent world power. I found it ludicrous. not only do I not think China will become a dominant world power (there are still massive areas of abject poverty and they are aging too fast); I find the historical analysis from this sinophile to be absurdly optimistic about what they would do with power.
Color photos of Nazi-occupied Poland.
Heart-rending notes pinned to abandoned babies.
This article, about Chris Christie and Bruce Springsteen, came out this summer. But I found it amusing and kind of touching.
This story, about the explosion of solitary confinement in this country, is a must-read.
I knew that music has sucked since the 1980’s (#1). #5 is one we explore in Music Theory class.
Yes, Virginia: the panic that China will dominate the world is bullshit.
Children’s drawings become real toys.
The invasion has begun.
And sometimes people don’t sue.
Astronomy, Sports, Mathematical Malpractice, Whatever Else Pops Into My Head