Links for the Week of October 8th, 2018

  1. Consider the Wombat (London Review of Books).
  2. Friedrich Nietzsche: The truth is terrible (Times Literary Supplement).
  3. The farcical story of Scotland’s ill-conceived colony in the jungle (Telegraph).
  4. Democratic Vistas.
  5. Where are the matriarchies?
  6. After recent revelations, U.S. Catholics give Francis low marks on handling of sex abuse scandal (Pew).
  7. Crawling Dead: How Ants Turn Into Zombies (Wired).
  8. America, the radicalized (Axios).
  9. 9 highlights from Snapchat CEO’s 6,000-word leaked memo on survival.
  10. Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 (NYT).
  11. Bullet Cluster (Wiki).
  12. More than One in Four Home-Sellers Dropped their Price Last Month.
    Price Drops Sept 2018
  13. The Internet’s keepers? “Some call us hoarders—I like to say we’re archivists” (Ars Technica).
  14. Building skyscrapers, and spending on major projects.
  15. A Loving Ambivalence.
  16. The Bermuda Triangle of Wealth.
  17. Why Iran’s nomads are fading away (NatGeo).

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