Posts Tagged ‘counter’
An article called Unhappy Meals in the New York Times Magazine. Nearly 10000 words, every one of them worth reading.
Something (possibly unrelated) Freakonomics quorum on the obesity epidemic.
Between this and this and my reading of Feynman’s Rainbow today, I must say that my opinion of String Theory isn’t really… :-)
Update: Also (noting it down because I’m too busy/lazy to read the entire thing now): A Slashdot review of Smolin’s book mentioned above.
Another update: A reply by Joe Polchinski
PHD comics on astrophysics, largely the same.
And until I file this away in the proper place (along with Murphy’s laws, etc.), here is Tumbling toast, Murphy’s Law and the fundamental constants (not available), and the misanthropic principle.