Saturday, December 06, 2014

Saturday Stories: Bigots, Idiots, Francium, and War

Slate's Laura Helmuth doesn't hold back in her description of Nobel prize winner (and seller) James Watson.

David Dunning in the Pacific Standard explains the epidemic of confident idiocy.

Veronique Greenwood in the New York Times covers her great-great aunt's fatal discovery of francium.

Peter Berkowitz in Newsweek covers the next pending Gaza war.

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's my review of the important new movie Food Chains in US News and World Report]