From The Big Money, a look at how luxury will survive: It will migrate to China and India. Will somebody please save NBC?: The beleaguered and tattered Peacock Network deserves better than Jeff Zucker, Jay Leno, and maybe even Comcast. Researchers looking at al-Qaeda and Saddam Hussein explore why it is that people often steadfastly believe something even when they've been shown it ain't so. Dating in the Atlasphere: Joshua Zader brings love to fans of Ayn Rand. From Obit, an article on the life and death of the death of God. From the new Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots), Donna Coker likes Deborah Weissman's "The Personal is Political — and Economic: Rethinking Domestic Violence". A review of Freedom for Sale: How We Made Money and Lost Our Liberty by John Kampfner. What happens to your body after you’re dead is none of your business; to stop the needless daily deaths, we need your organs. For Nina Sankovitch, a book a day, every day. If you see something, look away: The bigger the city, the more we're forced to ignore in public. Workers of the mind, unite: The futurists were against sadness, moonlight, marriage — even pasta. From Improbable Research, crossword puzzles are a threat to the criminal justice system — indeed, they may have been doing damage for decades; and how did a doctor get toilet graffiti artists to clean up their act? Branding used to be for products, then celebrities — now it is something ordinary people do to themselves, a phenomenon that goes back to Dale Carnegie via Margaret Thatcher. A review of Us and Them: The Science of Identity by David Berreby.

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