- A great dialogue written by a biologist to mock the excesses of evolutionary psychology.
- I proudly present the worst restaurant website in the universe
- Great new website by Melinda Gates who has launched a pro-contraception campaign: No Controversy
- Where does our tradition of using the letter “x” to denote an unknown variable in algebra come from? This 5 min TED talk explores the answer and it’s very interesting historical tidbit. No spoilers here, watch the video!
- The unspeakable evil of how exactly the US drones operate. (If you don’t know what double-tapping is, you need to read the article.)
- The vast majority of trainwreck online dating messages that are posted are from men. However, women are by no means exempt and when it’s creepy, it’s CREEPY
- Excellent Chinese translation fail — for me it’s not inaccurate translations that are the funniest but ones that completely miss the register/tone.
Friday Links (13-Jul-12)
July 13th, 2012