Newsletter 233


Hic sunt camelopardus: this historical edition of The Browser is presented for archaeological purposes; links and formatting may be broken.

[2]Post-Colonial Time Disorder
    Links:
      2. http://b.rw/fOmmTN

James D. Le Sueur | Foreign Affairs | 14 February 2011

Political  conflict  in  Egypt  was  generational. Mubarak's political
  development was frozen with the militaristic nationalism that supplanted
  colonialism. Protesters want the sort of liberal democracy current in the
  rest of the world

[3]My 30-Course Dinner At Nathan's
    Links:
      3. http://b.rw/hxRb3p

Katy McLaughlin | WSJ | 11 February 2011

Nathan  Myhrvold,  that is. Ex-Microsoft boffin, author of 2,400 page,
  47-pound, $625, soon-to-be-published book, "Modernist Cuisine: The Art &
  Science  of  Cooking".  Final dessert course: gummy worms, made out of
  gelatinized oil

[4]Is Dumbledore Gay?
    Links:
      4. http://b.rw/iefGDJ

Tamar Szabo Gendler | Philosophers' Magazine | 14 February 2011

J.K. Rowling apparently thought so herself, but she never said as much in
  any  of  the  "Harry  Potter" books. So can she make the decision with
  hindsight? And in any case, how can we say that anything is true in a work
  of fiction?

[5]Heston Blumenthal: "I Like A Kebab"
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/fqxjLq

Decca Aitkenhead | Guardian | 13 February 2011

Michelin-starred molecular gastronomist tells all. Failed O-level chemistry.
  Worked  as  a credit controller. Chased a bill-collector with a loaded
  shotgun. Cranial osteopath cured his bad temper. Fat Duck gets 24,000 calls
  a day

[6]Ask An Academic: The Kiss
    Links:
      6. http://b.rw/h2TRGS

Jenny Hendrix | New Yorker | 14 February 2011

Sheril Kirshenbaum, University of Texas researcher, tells everything you
  might want to know about the psychology and physiology of kissing—and then
  some. Beware oversharing about male tongue. Gerbils, by contrast, tap heads
  [7]View full selection
    Links:
      7. http://thebrowser.com/best

Today's FiveBooks Interview

[8]Satoshi Kanazawa on =MEN AND WOMEN=
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/satoshi-kanazawa-on-men-and-women

The respected evolutionary psychologist discusses the differences between
  men  and  women. Recommends five accessible scientific books on gender
  relations. Entertaining and thought provoking [9]Continue reading…
    Links:
      9. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/satoshi-kanazawa-on-men-and-women

Topic

[10]Relationships
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/topics/relationships

Everything you always wanted to know (but were afraid to ask), includes
  interviews with psychology and relationship experts from Mira Kirshenbaum to
  Kate Figes and articles that cover the myriad of human complexities
  [11]Continue reading…
    Links:
      11. http://thebrowser.com/topics/relationships

Book of the Day

[12]Love in the Time of Cholera
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/love-time-cholera-by-gabriel-garcia-marquez

-by Gabriel Garcia Marquez -

[13]More recommendations…
    Links:
      13. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks

Browsings

[14]tweetingmanatee thanks @[15]drhypercube for recommending the hamster
  powered   strandbeest   as  a  #[16]browsings [17]b.rw/hdkXDt(original
  video: [18]b.rw/hadRQn)
    Links:
      14. http://twitter.com/tweetingmanatee
      15. http://twitter.com/drhypercube
      16. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#browsings
      17. http://b.rw/hdkXDt
      18. http://b.rw/hadRQn

[19]More user recommended #browsings…
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

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