The Rich Are Not Who We Think They Are. And Happiness Is Not What We Think It Is, Either.

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz in The New York Times: We now know who is rich in America. And…

How Apple, Google, and Microsoft will kill passwords and phishing in one stroke

Dan Goodin at Ars Technica: For more than a decade, we’ve been promised that a world…

Why Europeans Colonized America Before Africa

By Tomas Pueyo in Unchartered Territories: Europe is geographically much closer to Africa than America. Northern…

Our Global Food System Was Already in Crisis. Ukraine War Will Make It Worse

The Global South will suffer the most as colonial legacies, climate change, and capitalism continue to…

Why the Wheels of Human History Seemed to Turn Faster For Some

James Kwak in The Washington Post: Homo sapiens have big brains. We use those brains to develop…

TWO VIDEOS On Communicating

The quality of communication can erode with too many layers: Try having as few layers as…

The Collateral Damage of Queen Elizabeth’s Glorious Reign

In Tina Brown’s “The Palace Papers,” other royals stand and wait, but what purpose do they…

Hepatitis B and the Liver Cancer Endgame

Kristina Campbell in Nature: Liver cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths globally — and…

The Internet Is Not What You Think It Is

Trevor Quirk at Bookforum on Justin E. H. Smith’s Philosophical History Of The Internet: The first…