Adult Learning - Neuroscience - How to Train the Aging Brain - NYTimes.com: ""If you always hang around with those you agree with and read things that agree with what you already know, you’re not going to wrestle with your established brain connections.”" Or, how the internet makes us old.
Posted by Susan at 2.1.10
Army Historians Document Early Missteps in Afghanistan - NYTimes.com Bush lost the Afghanistan war in 2003, according to the US Army.
Flight Diverted Because Of Christmas Ornament - News Story - WFTV Orlando Searching for humor in the Muslim world.
Posted by Keith at 1.1.10
Solution to killer superbug found in Norway - Yahoo! News But since there's no profit in it, 19,000 Americans will continue to die of MRSA each year.
Posted by Susan at 31.12.09
Uneasy Engagement - China, Willing to Spend, Wins a Trove of Afghan Copper - Series - NYTimes.com: "While the United States spends hundreds of billions of dollars fighting the Taliban and Al Qaeda here, China is securing raw material for its voracious economy."
Sarah and Her Tribe - The New York Review of Books: "Going Rogue, in other words, is a four-hundred-page paean to virtuous ignorance."