Friday, January 14, 2011

Weekend Reading, 14-01-11

Stuff that I have found enjoyable/challenging/thought-provoking:

"In his new book 'The Price of Everything: Solving the Mystery of Why We Pay What We Do', Porter explores the surprising ways prices affect every aspect of our lives, including where we live, who we marry, how many kids we have, and even how religious we are."


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Egypt's Muslims attend Coptic Christmas mass, serving as "human shields

Heartwarming stuff.

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Part One of a five part series investigating the relationship between sedentary behaviour and health.

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The last words of Bill Zeller

Bill Zeller was a talented programmer who decided to take his own life. He left behind a carefully-written 4000 word piece explaining why he made this decision. Be prepared to be disturbed and moved in equal measure.

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