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* Unfreezing Arctic Assets
Laurence Smith | WSJ | 18 September 2010
Speculation on how Arctic north might look in 2050, boosted by global
warming and high energy prices. Maybe a bit like Nevada: bleak for the
most part, but with thriving cities
* De Condimentis: Umami
Tom Nealon | HiLoBrow | 18 September 2010
History of free glutamates, which supply compelling taste to favourite
foods including roquefort, parmesan, Marmite, caesar salad, and bacon
cheeseburger with ketchup
* Teaching Journalists To Read
Felix Salmon | Reuters | 17 September 2010
Of course reporting is vital. But so is curation, comment, discussion.
"It’s always much more fun reading a Gawker pickup of a Washington Post
story than reading the original piece"
* Target Cancer
Amy Harmon | NYT | 18 September 2010
Gripping, troubling story. Two cousins get cancer. Both entered for
clinical trial of new drug already known to be effective. One gets drug
and lives. Other assigned to control group, and dies
* Topic: God And The Vatican
Essays and interviews on the economics of sainthood, the pope and
globalisation, child abuse, and... Continue reading...
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