‘Cam Magee and Caitlin S. Griffin created a infographic that crosses Shakespeare with the people from bathroom signs. It shows every death from the tragedies, plus one of the most famous stage directions ever, from The Winter’s Tale: “Exit, pursued by a bear.” ‘ (io9).
‘The fact is that Russia’s Ukraine move is an act of weakness, not strength — an act, as Kerry aptly characterized it, anachronistic in both moral and strategic terms. The fact that Russia is trying something like this exposes the country’s global strategy as fundamentally mismatched to 21st century realities. There isn’t a new Cold War.’ (ThinkProgress).
‘Western leaders are stunned because they haven’t realized Russia’s owners no longer respect Europeans the way they once did after the Cold War. Russia thinks the West is no longer a crusading alliance. Russia thinks the West is now all about the money.’ — Ben Judah (POLITICO Magazine).
‘BOISE, Idaho — TO the chief counsel of the Idaho State Legislature:
In light of the bill permitting guns on our state’s college and university campuses, which is likely to be approved by the state House of Representatives in the coming days, I have a matter of practical concern that I hope you can help with: When may I shoot a student?’ (NYTimes op ed).
‘How a rebel psychologist challenged one of the 20th century’s biggest—and most dangerous—ideas…’ (Medium).
‘A team of oddball inventors claim they are developing a headset that translates a canine’s thoughts into words.’ (Salon.com).