Newsletter 368


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[5]Rebekah Brooks: The Queen of Willful Blindness
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/nDHKnW

Margaret Heffernan | Huffington Post | 6 July 2011

If you want to learn about one discredited woman’s job being saved at the
  expense of the biggest selling newspaper in the English-speaking world then
  read this [6]Comments
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/articles/rebekah-brooks-queen-willful-blindness

[7]Before You Judge, Stand In Her Shoes
    Links:
      7. http://b.rw/ozSdcu

Mike McGovern | NYT | 5 July 2011

The plot thickens in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case in New York, but has
  too much information been made public far too early, especially about the
  alleged victim’s troubled background? [8]Comments
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/articles/you-judge-stand-her-shoes

[9]Elizabeth Warren, Champion Of Consumer Financial Protection
    Links:
      9. http://b.rw/onwqFO

Drake Bennett | Businessweek | 7 July 2011

Profile of public intellectual seeking to save US consumers from predatory
  financial institutions. Despite opposition from bankers and Republicans
  alike, the bureau she proposed is set for launch. But will they let her run
  it? [10]Comments
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/articles/elizabeth-warren-champion-consumer-financial-protection

[11]Women Of The Revolution
    Links:
      11. http://b.rw/qdwdog

Ghalia Qabbani | Majalla | 27 May 2011

You won’t stop the women of the revolution, and, in an excellent piece,
  Ghalia Qabbani tells us why – even discussing the possibility of a female
  president for Egypt [12]Comments
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/articles/women-revolution

[13]To Catch An Assassin
    Links:
      13. http://b.rw/p3wIpB

K Muniyamma | Open | 9 July 2011

Recollections of woman who lived opposite the safe house used by Rajiv
  Gandhi's killers in 1991. They bought milk from her. After the murder, one
  was arrested, others committed suicide. Lovely piece of storytelling
  [14]Comments
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/articles/catch-assassin

[15]Why Exercise Makes Us Feel Good
    Links:
      15. http://b.rw/o1DbcR

Gretchen Reynolds | NYT | 6 July 2011

Why do some people respond pathologically to stress while others seem
  stress-resistant? It's one of the mysteries of mental illness. Recent
  research conducted on mice suggests the beginnings of an answer [16]Comments
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/articles/why-exercise-makes-us-feel-good

FiveBooks Interview

[17]Andrew Chaikin on Space Exploration
    Links:
      17. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/andrew-chaikin-on-space-exploration

As NASA’s space shuttle blasts off for the final time, the space historian
  tells us about five books that capture the thrill and achievement of our
  venturing into the great beyond [18]Read on
    Links:
      18. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/andrew-chaikin-on-space-exploration

Featured Topic

[19]Natural History
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/topics/natural-history

Everything you need to know about natural history. Experts from London's
  Natural History Museum discuss their top five books on everything - from
  bats to plants, dinosaurs to meteorites and more [20]Read on
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/topics/natural-history

Reader Recommendations

@[21]tzaf 'Life on the wrong side of Sudan's new border'. D. Howden (Ind.)
  on the conflict raging in the Nuba
  Mountains [22]t.co/QGPTBmt #[23]browsings [24]More like this
    Links:
      21. http://twitter.com/tzaf
      22. http://t.co/QGPTBmt
      23. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#browsings
      24. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[25]Book of the Day
    Links:
      25. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/america-eats-by-nelson-algren

[26]America Eats by Nelson Algren
    Links:
      26. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/america-eats-by-nelson-algren

[27]Steven Kaplan says: "It’s a small book, but wonderfully evocative and
  powerfully  written  –  reportage  or journalism of the highest order"
  [28]FiveBooks Archive
    Links:
      27. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/steven-kaplan-on-history-food
      28. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[29]Meryl Streep As Margaret Thatcher
    Links:
      29. http://thebrowser.com/videos/meryl-streep-margaret-thatcher

"That hat has got to go. And the pearls. But the main thing is your voice.
  It is too high. It has no authority" [30]More videos
    Links:
      30. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[31]Paul Graham, on pricing
    Links:
      31. http://blog.karolzielinski.com/paul-graham-and-his-recipe-for-good-prices

"You’ve found market price when buyers complain but still pay"

[32]More quotes
    Links:
      32. http://thebrowser.com/quotations

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