From Smithsonian, fighting racial segregation in the South, the Freedom Riders were beaten and arrested — where are they now, nearly fifty years later? Small Wars Journal interviews Thomas P.M. Barnett. The campaign to select the Seven Natural Wonders of the World is on — choose sides now. What would Ann Landers say about the feud between her daughter and advice columnist Amy Dickinson? The marketplace power of .99 seems undeniable, but why? Act fast, or else: Why we should nationalize troubled banks sooner rather than later. Pope on the Defensive: An article on the intractable brothers from SSPX. Who is a eulogy for? Ordinarily we assume it’s for the benefit of the bereaved, comforting us in our time of loss — but given the right circumstances, a eulogy can also do something for the person being eulogized. From Psychology Today, we live in the age of distraction, yet one of life's sharpest paradoxes is that your brightest future hinges on your ability to pay attention to the present; and we have fixed notions about the time course of success and the nature of talent that encourage us to write off the very people who are most likely to (eventually) change the world. How teenagers find themselves: The development of a key brain area leads to self-consciousness. Stop being so mean to bankers — they don't deserve it. A review of Is God a Mathematician? by Mario Livio. 

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