Aglitter in the net: reading, writing, genes, and leaving your desk

Reading isn't just a monkish pursuit: Matthew Battles on "The Shallows" » Nieman Journalism Lab More on Carr's ideas from "The Shallows"

BoraZ interviews Eric Roston and gets some good ideas about journalism and reporting, past, present and future.

The Cure for Creative Blocks? Leave Your Desk. Or why my move to London is a good work idea.

Razib says what can't be said too often: Your genes are just the odds

Also worth many reminders: Healthcare: U.S. spends more, but gets less, from the Well

Not again with the sekrit Renaissance brain anatomy! But yes: again. 

I want to see this movie: Metropolis, Enlarged

@PD_Smith's review of Restless Cities, a collection of urban essays, is a delightful way to start your day.

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