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  • Maybe give sanity a try

    It has been a fallow interval at the blog because of some hectic days at the paragraph factory, domestic exigencies, and the like, but I am back today to advocate, in my small way, sanity. Immediately after the late election, the outbreaks of...
  • A Markleyian Tour of London

    A Markleyian Tour of London
    I’m over in London on bidness, but bidness has taken so little time that mostly I’ve just been wandering around the city during the day going to museums and whatnot. I love London museums because they’re all free (or they have “...
  • Lessons for Life: Don't forget to smile

    Lessons for Life: Don't forget to smile
    Can our facial expressions affect our mood and have an impact on those around us? According to Dr. Eric Finzi, author of the book "The Face of Emotion," they certainly can. Finzi, a dermatological surgeon who spent nearly two decades researching...
  • Lookingglass announces 2013-14 season

    Lookingglass Theatre Company announced its 2013-14 season on Tuesday, including world premieres set in far-flung locations and a play having to do with Charles Darwin. The Chicago company's 26th season, under artistic director Andrew White, will include:...
  • 10 things you might not know about poison

    10 things you might not know about poison
    This month has been one big hazmat spill. An Elvis impersonator from Mississippi was arrested and later released after letters containing the deadly poison ricin were mailed to President Barack Obama, a U.S. senator and a judge. On the other side of the...
  • LAUSD prepares to ax school librarians' jobs. What would August Wilson say?

     
    With school librarians' jobs endangered in L.A., what would August Wilson say?...
  • Aardman’s next project? Pirates!

     
    Those Wallace & Gromit animators at Aardman have “Arthur Christmas” due out this November. But their next announced work is“The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists.” It's the first of a planned series of Aardman films based...
  • Biology test omits creation theory, complains Kentucky educator

     
    Kentucky evolution challenge: A county schools superintendent in Kentucky is upset that a statewide biology test puts too much emphasis on evolution....
  • National Day of Prayer v. National Day of Reason

     
    Religion News Service writer Kimberly Winston has this story about atheists countering the National Day of Prayer on Wednesday with their own National Day of Reason: As millions of Americans bow their heads Thursday, May 3, for the annual National Day...
  • DarwinTunes finds the natural selection in music styles

     
    In a project called DarwinTunes, two Imperial College London gathered a series of 100 randomly generated noise loops and allowed them to recombine in a process of natural selection, during which time they began to approximate music. August Brown...
  • Jane Austen ring goes up for auction

     
    A ring once owned by Jane Austen, which has been in her family for centuries, will be offered for sale for the first time....