Compressive Stresses

A year on the Yenisei.

A son’s search for his Amazonian mother.

The town being swallowed by a sinkhole.

Learning how to live... on St Helena.

To be Shakespearean, or not to be.

Prince Rupert’s Drop.

On Crimes and Punishments and Beccaria, at the cornucopian Ex Urbe.

As flash as a rat with a gold tooth.

True facts about the Sea Pig.

Sheep teaches bull to head-butt.

The insulation worth twenty times as much as its house.

Steve Albini’s pitch to Nirvana.

Macintosh mini.

What do fundamentalists have against set theory?

How biased is the BBC?

Profile of an up-and-coming Führer.

“Oskar Schindler was a people smuggler.”

America’s long lucky break.

How writing online is making us smarter.

Unlock your inner creative. Posted after midnight on a Sunday.

30 September 2013 · Weblog