Thursday, November 26, 2009

Thanksgiving Day Reading

Adults Fooled by Visual Illusion, But Not Kids. It takes years for someone to learn how to be distracted by context.

Shaolin Monk balances his body on two fingers. Supposedly, there are only two people in the world who can do this.

Since the 1997 Kyoto accord to fight global warming, climate change has worsened and accelerated worse than we ever thought possible.

James Earl Jones owes his acting career to his efforts to overcome stuttering. The actor opens up about his personal life and history as he prepares to do Tennessee Williams in London.

The Jewish Autonomous Region of the Soviet Union was never autonomous, and isn't very Jewish. Even its history is hard to access.

The Black Friday website, with loads of information for holiday shoppers who want to get the goods they want early and cheap.

The Coldest Places on Earth. When your home is a little chilly, be glad you don't live in Yakutsk, Russia.

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