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Brevity can be a creative coup. Consider Claire Evans’ “Evolution of Life in 60 Seconds”, which shoehorns our entire history into one minute: as the clock slowly ticks away, it makes me fear for a moment – implausible as it may seem – that it might run out before we evolve. Then there’s the genius…

Weekend Essay Links

Essays are like cupcakes: they’re tasty, abundant, idiosyncratic, and small enough to finish without feeling you’ve overindulged – which leaves you vulnerable to the self-deception that just one more is a good idea. So here are some weekend reading suggestions for a lazy Sunday. –At SEED, Carl Zimmer’s love letter to natural history museums as…