Newsletter 436


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[1]The Browser
    Links:
      1. http://thebrowser.com

[5]The Unsung Sense
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/mOStLV

Catherine de Lange | New Scientist | 19 September 2011

Investigating how "our noses are exquisitely sensitive instruments that
  guide our everyday life to a surprising extent. Subtle smells can change
  your mood, behaviour and the choices you make, often without you even
  realising it" [6]Comments
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/articles/unsung-sense

[7]Autistic And Joining The Adult World
    Links:
      7. http://b.rw/qWxyzh

Amy Harmon | NYT | 17 September 2011

After steep rise in autism diagnoses among American children, here comes the
  next challenge: Integrating those children into the working world. Some
  200,000 autistic teenagers come of age in next five years. Here's one man's
  story [8]Comments
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/articles/autistic-and-joining-adult-world

[9]The Tsuris
    Links:
      9. http://b.rw/pSsHuC

John Heilemann | New York | 18 September 2011

Pro-Obama account of presidential headaches caused by B Netanyahu Esq. And
  the importance, heightened by New York special election, US president's team
  attaches to not losing Jewish funding, or votes, for 2012 campaign
  [10]Comments
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/articles/tsuris

[11]What Next For Greece And For Europe?
    Links:
      11. http://b.rw/q17uED

Peter Boone & Simon Johnson | Baseline Scenario | 17 September 2011

"A good start would involve being honest on four points. There is nothing
  pleasant about the truth, but continued denial increasingly becomes
  dangerous to all involved. The first brutal truth is that this is a default
  by Greece" [12]Comments
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/articles/what-next-greece-and-europe

[13]Next Step Infinity
    Links:
      13. http://b.rw/prNE4M

Anthony Aguirre | Edge | 9 August 2011

How did we miss this last month? Outstanding enquiry into nature of
  infinity. All the old favourites feature: Relativity, the Big Bang, multiple
  universes. Along with some of the most perplexing philosophical questions
  imaginable [14]Comments
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/articles/next-step-infinity

[15]A Holly Golightly For The Stripper-Embezzlement Age
    Links:
      15. http://b.rw/rbXiJo

Jessica Pressler | New York | 18 September 2011

Ken Starr was convicted of running a huge Ponzi scheme. His fourth wife,
  Diane Passage, is an ex-stripper "who's one of those people that it feels
  like New York invented, though they thrive wherever male egos and dumb money
  coexist" [16]Comments
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/articles/holly-golightly-stripper-embezzlement-age

FiveBooks Interview

[17]Brian Leiter on Nietzsche
    Links:
      17. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/brian-leiter-on-nietzsche

Relativist, atheist, existentialist, Nazi. All have been said of Nietzsche,
  some with more reason than others. We asked a Nietzsche expert to explain
  the appeal of the controversial philosopher [18]Read on
    Links:
      18. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/brian-leiter-on-nietzsche

Featured Topic

[19]Republican Contenders
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/topics/republican-contenders

Romney, Bachmann or Perry? AN Other? Read our selection of background and
  analysis articles on the Republicans hoping to be their party's choice to
  challenge President Obama [20]Read on
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/topics/republican-contenders

Reader Recommendations

_@_[21]polit2k RT @[22]ProSyn: Latest from @[23]Nouriel Roubini: "How to
  Prevent a Depression." [24]t.co/eiMyvm12 #[25]gfc2 [26]#browsings [27]More
  like this
    Links:
      21. http://twitter.com/polit2k
      22. http://twitter.com/ProSyn
      23. http://twitter.com/Nouriel
      24. http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/roubini42/English
      25. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#gfc2
      26. https://twitter.com/search?q=#browsings
      27. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[28]Book of the Day
    Links:
      28. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/napoleon-crime-life-and-times-adam-worth-master-thief-by-ben-macintyre

[29]The Napoleon of Crime by Ben Macintyre
    Links:
      29. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/napoleon-crime-life-and-times-adam-worth-master-thief-by-ben-macintyre

[30]Noah Charney says: “The story of Adam Worth, who, after Al Capone, is
  probably the most famous criminal in history and was the inspiration for
  Sherlock Holmes’s nemesis Moriarty”[31]FiveBooks Archive
    Links:
      30. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/noah-charney-on-art-crime
      31. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[32]40 Years of Victory
    Links:
      32. http://thebrowser.com/videos/40-years-victory

Greenpeace celebrates a proud record of upsetting middle-aged men in braces
  [33]More videos
    Links:
      33. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[34]Charlie Munger, on investing
    Links:
      34. http://www.farnamstreetblog.com/investor-activity-does-not-translate-into-res

"Investing is where you find a few great companies and then sit on your
    ass"

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

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