It’s once again sunny here in Seattle, and yesterday, during Thursday Night Football, the commentators could not stop talking about how awesome the Seahawks are (and we weren’t even playing).
So, clearly, clearly, sometime in the last few weeks I’ve managed to fall into some weird parallel universe. I’m not sure how to get back to my world – or even if I want to. While I ruminate over that very, very difficult question, you enjoy these links.
Nelson Mandela died yesterday. Here’s his obituary from The New York Times, and a collection of photos from his life, via Slate. Oh, and here’s my not-so-brief rundown on the history of apartheid in South Africa from earlier this year.
Cats and mirrors: a “scientific” study (And as IF it couldn’t get any better: French narration with English subtitles).