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Satisfaction

Never thought I’d run an ad on my blog. But this is just so … satisfying. And quite pretty. My favorite part is when the dog’s feet leave the ground. h/t @taylordobbs

In my “Atlantic article on the genetic roots of stable-versus-reactive temperaments, I noted that the key gene variants linked to these traits appeared to have developed over only the last 50,000-100,000 years — a short time in evolutionary time. That same idea is developed in Cochran and Harpending’s “The 10,000-year Explosion.” Here Razib at Gene…

Spencer Ackerman explores and explains the importance of eating the local food when fighting an insurgency: One of the things that struck me when I embedded with U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan is how little local food I ate. When I met some friends for drinks in April 2007 after coming a month in…

Now this makes my day: I’ve been nominated for a James Beard Foundation Journalism Award. Beard, foodees know, was a great eminence in fooddom, and won my heart years ago by stressing in one of his cookbooks that (to paraphrase) the quantity of food in a meal can be as important to its enjoyment as…