Thursday, November 04, 2021

Friday Links!

Leading off, and fifty years between novels is incredible, it's the Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka Discusses His First Novel in Nearly Fifty Years.

Boy, do I know his this feels: Tripping

This is amazing: Lidar reveals hundreds of long-lost Maya and Olmec ceremonial centers

This is stunning, if it can be replicated: 5-Day Brain Stimulation Treatment Highly Effective Against Depression, Stanford Researchers Find.

This is one of the very few things that made me laugh out loud this week: Schrodingers Cat.

From C. Lee, as always. Well, this is incredible, and not in a good way: Children poisoned by birthday cake decorations loaded with lead, copper. It seems like almost every creature is smarter than we think: Spiders are much smarter than you think. A historical badass: The One-Eyed African Queen Who Defeated the Roman Empire. I believe these are accurate: Six Truths About Video Game Stories. This is a terrific episode of This American Life: An Audience of One: Watching Movies During Lockdown. So much is wrong here: A lost hiker ignored rescuers' phone calls, thinking they were spam. Achievable goals: Man announces he will quit drinking by 2050

From Wally, and this might be useful (except I haven't even heard of most of these breeds): The Naughtiest and Best-Behaved Dog Breeds, According to Instagram. This is thoughtful: Nine-10ths of a Triumph: On John Steinbeck’s “Murder at Full Moon”. This is a fascinating read: The Strange History of the Worst Sentence in English Literature. This is long and super interesting: Board Games of The Ancient World.

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