Newsletter 462


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

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

[5]My Soapbox Advice To OWS
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/nfWflf

Mark Cuban | Blog Maverick | 14 October 2011

Billionaire offers an agenda to Wall Street protesters. Reach out to small
  shareholders everywhere. Call for a tax on financial transactions. Cap
  student loans at $2,000 a year. Turn all investment banks into partnerships
  [6]Comments
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/articles/my-soapbox-advice-ows

[7]Bill Clinton Talks
    Links:
      7. http://b.rw/rjBuMJ

Simon Schama | FT | 14 October 2011

Former president diagnoses America's ills. "You can't convert the ideologues
  because they don't care what the facts are. With the world as it is, you
  have to fight the fight you can win, and the fight you can win is economics"
  [8]Comments
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/articles/bill-clinton-talks

[9]Strong Man
    Links:
      9. http://b.rw/q1cuT2

Yochi Dreazen | National Journal | 14 October 2011

There was a time when the Iraqi prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, faced
  criticism for being too weak. Reminding Iraqis of this might prompt hollow
  laughter today. An important, if dispiriting, read [10]Comments
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/articles/strong-man

[11]A Conversation With Woz
    Links:
      11. http://b.rw/n9qf6k

Dan Lyons | Real Dan | 11 October 2011

"Yes I came up with the idea for the personal computer, but I don’t want to
  be known as a guy who changed the world. I want to be known as an engineer
  who connected chips in a really efficient way. I’m thankful Steve Jobs was
  there" [12]Comments
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/articles/conversation-woz

[13]Dalai Lama’s Statement On His Successor
    Links:
      13. http://b.rw/nsmBUU

Robert Barnett | China Beat | 14 October 2011

Fascinating, if the political economy of Tibetan Buddhism is your thing.
  "The Dalai Lama is more than likely to be succeeded by an emanation, not
  necessarily by a child reincarnation." Or perhaps both. Or by several
  emanations [14]Comments
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/articles/dalai-lama’s-statement-his-successor

[15]An Artist In The North
    Links:
      15. http://b.rw/mREhJi

Celia Farber | Lapham's Quarterly | 14 October 2011

On the poetry of new Nobel prize winner Tomas Tranströmer, whose writing
  owes more to natural science than literature. Bug collector, psychologist
  and "probably the most mild and forgiving writer who has ever received the
  prize" [16]Comments
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/articles/artist-north

FiveBooks Interview

[17]Melvin Burgess on Children’s and Teenage Fiction
    Links:
      17. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/melvin-burgess-on-children’s-and-teenage-fiction

The  author  of  _Junk_  and  _Doing  It_ tells us about the godfathers of
  thriller writing for teenagers, and why young people make the most demanding
  readers
  [18]Read on
    Links:
      18. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/melvin-burgess-on-children’s-and-teenage-fiction

Featured Topic

[19]Great Obituaries
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/reports/great-obituaries

Raise a glass to life's characters with our collection of writing about
  eventful, unconventional lives. RIP [20]Read on
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/reports/great-obituaries

Reader Recommendations

@[21]nuzav The    Science    of    Irrationality [22]t.co/EnA5LgET via
  @[23]WSJ #[24]Browsings
  [25]More like this
    Links:
      21. http://twitter.com/nuzav
      22. http://t.co/EnA5LgET
      23. http://twitter.com/WSJ
      24. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#Browsings
      25. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[26]Book of the Day
    Links:
      26. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/guardians-by-ana-castillo

[27]The Guardians by Ana Castillo
    Links:
      27. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/guardians-by-ana-castillo

[28]Claudia Sadowski-Smith says: “She shows how smugglers, who in the past
  were mom-and-pop operations that helped people cross the border, are now
  functioning like cartels” [29]FiveBooks Archive
    Links:
      28. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/claudia-sadowski-smith-on-border-stories
      29. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[30]Skwerl
    Links:
      30. http://thebrowser.com/videos/skwerl

Your starter for ten: What language is this? [31]More videos
    Links:
      31. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[32]Scott Adams, on envy
    Links:
      32. http://dilbert.com/blog/entry/freedom_quantified

"Zuckerberg, Gates and Buffett are geniuses at appearing to not enjoy all
    the freedom their wealth could deliver. They know that controlling envy is
    essential to their survival"

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

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