- Risk of death by Russian Roulette in Kentucky is one in a million (per year) – via Tyler Cowen.
- Rape is rape, Mr. Akin.
- Shipping pallets, the sine qua non of the global economy – via Cory Doctorow.
- If you are going to pick an arbitrary day to bask in the glory of Singin’ in the Rain (and Donald O’Connor‘s vaudevillian genius), the 100th birthday of Gene Kelly (star & co-director) is as good as any – via Maria Popova.
- How to annoy EO Wilson without criticizing group selection by Michelle Nijhuis.
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