The Striped Bass
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There was nothing they could do, however, for the 2,000 documents that had...– Timbuktu to Bamako - how the great library was saved
The Cambridge Project for Existential Risk →
Tragically not yet offering a course on the psychology of apocalypse, or I’d be there already.
J G Ballard →
JG Ballard is OUP’s life of the day
Maurice Sendak →
Extremely moving video by Christoph Niemann, remembering Maurice Sendak
Hey speaking of that, making the same choices Shakespeare did will be easy as...– Ryan North and the latest Kickstarter pile-on Hamlet : Choose your own adventure with pirates, pictures, and oh, loads of other stuff
… to sell a brain is worse than to sell a body, for when the body seller has...– Virginia Woolf, Three Guineas, on the problems of women writing for newspapers and changing their beliefs to suit those of their employers (via cindersmcleod)
TO INFINITY & BEYOND: SLEEPING ASTRONAUT CAUSES... →
letsdolaunch: BLDGBLOG | October 19, 2012 First of all, I know it’s inaccurate to say there was an “earthquake” on the moon, but I’ll use the phrase nonetheless. In any case, I was delighted to read that the tax-funded Apollo 11 astronauts, upon landing on the surface of the moon, installed a…