Gravity's Rainbow

botany, shoes, books, and justice

What I’ve Noticed


Pirates: some historical perspective and a bit of context.

The ability to synchronize and our ability to cooperate.

The World Digital Library.  All kinds of interesting books, maps, and artifacts from around the world.

I hope I’m this cool when I’m 100.

Similarities between the anti-global warming misinformation campaign and the tobacco industry’s misinformation campaign.

Math skills are as important as literacy.

Jake at LMB points out an awesome comment by Amanda Marcotte on objectification and ownership of women’s bodies.

An interesting historical tidbit about the secret society of Vegetarians.

The saddest thing I’ve read all week.

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