Rolf Dobelli explains why you shouldn't follow the news.
Arnold Kling makes the argument that states are better than clans.
"A founder of the anti-GM food movement on how he got it wrong: Mark Lynas in conversation with Charlie Gillis"
Naughty logos (mildly NSFW) (via)
Preface and Chapter 1 (Abraham Lincoln) of Edward Jay Epstein’s book, Annals of Unsolved Crime (via). Don't be put off by the trashy graphics.
Paris in 1900 vs. 2013 photos (via)
Startup ideas that looked stupid but weren't (via)
Small island problems (via)
New journal called Porn Studies founded. Sounds interesting, but the Call for Papers/Mission Statement suggests it's some cultural studies crap.