Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Informative Links

The Physics of Breakfast Cereal.

People who were conceived through anonymous sperm donation are demanding the right to know who their fathers are. How does this understandable desire balance against the donor’s right to privacy?

Lessons in Manliness from the Egyptian Revolution. A participant writes about how the experience changed him for the better.

Photographer Howard Schatz gave actors several roles and scenarios to inhabit as he took their pictures. The results were combined for a portrait gallery featuring the masters of emotions.

8 Rejected Supreme Court Justices. Thirty-four nominations were not confirmed by the senate, and some have rather interesting reasons.

How to Make Oatmeal . . . Wrong. McDonalds takes something simple and natural and gives it a dozen extra ingredients and more sugar than a Snickers bar.

In 2009, Malcolm Casadaban died from a weakened research-grade strain of the Plague that he was studying. It was able to kill him because of a genetic condition that flourished among people who survived the Plague. (via Boing Boing)

The satirical art of Pawel Kuczynski. If a particular image touches you, you can buy it here.

No comments: