Friday, August 01, 2008

Good Reads

3 Heartbreaking Tales of “Freaks”

Crimes and Misdemeanors. An Euler diagram that will help you keep track of the Bush administration crimes. Click the names for more.

It seems men and women have very different ideas about the perfect female figure.

Beijing has set up a sex determination lab to test female Olympic athletes suspected to be males. Sometimes it's just not that simple. Here are more Olympic gender stories.

There are blue stars, red stars, and yellow stars. Why are there no green stars?

10 Things You Should Know About the Internet. Just so you won't sound like a n00b at the next geekfest.

The gender gap in math has disappeared! That is, unless someone has miscalculated the data.

A librarian gives a calm and thoughtful response to a complaint about a children's book. In the process, he explains the underlying philosophy of our free and open library system.

Electing a US President in Plain English. A straightforward video that explains the electoral college system.

How Beliefs and Values Influence What Tastes Good. The taste of meat means power, and the taste of Pepsi means you've seen too many ads.

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