Web-Finds of the Day
Some articles and posts that have entertained, intrigued, and interested me over the last few days...
War-Torn and Overgrown, Ghost Town Was Soviet Paradise It was interesting and haunting to see photos of a classic location that was such a paradise for a such a strange place.
Dead for a Century, Twain Says What He Meant Mark Twain's autobiography (in three volumes) which was considered too bold in the past will be published beginning November of this year.
Facts Are Stubbornly Rejected Things "Our beliefs often dictate which facts we choose to accept."
Self-Service: The Delicate Dance of Online Bragging "When you celebrate yourself online, are you a willing participant in a brave new social future, or are you just being an ass? Don’t panic; it’s the former — as long as you strike a balance."
American Dream is Elusive for New Generation I'm feeling for those I know in this (or a similar) situation.
Rosetta's Closest Asteroid Flyby Photos I just liked the pictures. Space is cool.
Phys Ed: Your Brain on Exercise Your brain functions better when you exercise. It's official! (I'd never have guessed. JK.)
Becoming the Alpha Dog in Your Home People are taking parenting tips from Cesar Millan, the Dog Whisperer. Ryan often jokes (sometimes I'm not so sure it's a joke) that he will use Dog Whisperer techniques as a parent. Maybe it isn't such a bad idea... though strange.