The latest fashion for 1786 — Very early balloonpunk, apparently by Dr. Freud. Ah, airbags.
Intelligence Explained — Tracking and understanding the complex connections within the brain may finally reveal the neural secret of cognitive ability.
Russian historian arrested in clampdown on Stalin era — I find this sad and bizarre, but the political reinterpretations and wilful blindness in Russia really aren't that different from how our partisanship has devolved in this country. And in truth, it's no more ridiculous and counterfactual than believing we had to invade Iraq because they had anything whatsoever to do with the 9-11 attacks. (Via The Edge of the American West.)
?otD: Is there a city in your mind? Do you see it all the time?
Body movement: 55 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 7.0
This morning's weigh-in: n/a (traveling)
Currently reading: Dragon in Chains by Daniel Fox