Weekend Reads

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Great Weekend Reads for February 8, 2019

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
― Dr. Seuss

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What Jason Rezaian Learned as a Prisoner in IranRoads & Kingdoms

The Woman Who Gave Us a Ruler to Measure the Universe – Discover

He Wanted a Libertarian Paradise. He Got Bullets, Instead – Daily Beast

Why We Hate Jonathan Franzen – Dublin Review of Books

The First Man to Edit Human Embryos – MIT Technology Review

This Is What Screwing the Poor Looks Like – Vice

Everyone Should Wear Name Tags – Slate

The Day I Went to Prison, I Got My Life Back – BBC

Stop Worrying About Inflation, We Can Pay for a Green New Deal – Forbes

The Sex Guru Documenting the New Era of Intimacy – Huck

The Push to Legalize Magic Mushrooms – Wired

Should We Read the Totalitarian Philosophers? – Quillete 

Time to Try Fossil Fuel Execs for Crimes Against Humanity – Jacobin

America’s Original Identity Politics – New York Review of Book

Visuals of the Week: The Surreal Paintings of Nojus Petraukus

Deals: Save Up to $30 on Kindle Paperwhite

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK

The night sky is a symphony of noise dating back aeons. Within this noise may lie the answer to a question that’s been puzzling cosmologists for years–just what is this “dark energy” stuff, anyway? 

 

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