I rather suspected this.
Can you guess Oregon's?
I, myself, couldn't believe it. Why a 425 square foot place in the East Village is a steal--a steal, I tell you--at merely $539,000.
(Who is writing headlines for newspapers these days?)
Interview with Carlo Rovelli whose book, Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, I read and enjoyed enough to get his most recent book, Reality is Not What It Seems.
Argument that Texas's experience shows that real tort reform is possible and is productive.
"Salt is bad for you" and 16 others.
Joseph Epstein discusses reaching age 80. I especially liked this:
Better yet, my Northwestern job was without tenure—each year, for 30 years, I was asked if I should like to stay on for another year—so that I never had to attend any faculty meetings and listen to the petty squabbles of my colleagues. If the reigning sin of capitalism is greed, and that of socialism is envy, from their conversation I grasped that that of academic life is resentment.
Link courtesy of Michael Greenspan.
Watch Julia Louis-Dreyfuss introduce the first Mercedes to run exclusively on AA batteries.
Lovely, short, funny Andrew Ferguson piece.
What to do when your citizens can't go about their daily business without risk of being caught in a deadly crossfire?
Teach them to caddy.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration miscalculated costs for the state Medi-Cal program by $1.9 billion last year, an oversight that contributed to Brown’s projection of a deficit in the upcoming budget, officials acknowledged this week.
The administration discovered accounting mistakes last fall, but it did not notify lawmakers until the administration included adjustments to make up for the errors in Brown’s budget proposal last week.