A song about eponyms… and an accompanying article, too! Would you want to be a noun? I’m sure Rick Santorum is hoping his doesn’t stick around post-mortem. npr: Watch this fun fun video — and sing along — but there’s more! Check it out here: Wanna Live Forever? Become A Noun : Krulwich Wonders… Video credit: Adam Cole / NPR
TED Talk video in which Yasheng Huang asks if democracy itself is a hindrance to economic growth, namely comparing India with China.
Argh, Matey! Piratenpartei Deutschland gets 15... →
Politics… so ridiculously awesome sometimes. And not just in the U.S. I present to you the Pirate Party (or, Piratenpartei) which got close to 9% of the vote in Berlin’s elections the other day. Their platforms are cool, I suppose, and while it’s rather impressive they could garner so many votes as a new party, they don’t seem clear on how to accomplish their goals....
NPR: Five Things to Know About Obama's Deficit... →
… but as I sat watching it with renewed attention, I became aware of a...– Murakami, Norwegian Wood