1. Plan for the roving cities of the future.
2. Review of new biography of Jonathan Swift.
3. 'Confessions of a drone warrior.'
4. The nascent Slow Teaching movement? The importance of immersive attention.
5. 'The repurposed PhD.' Life after academia.
6. Why AA doesn't work in Russia.
7. Alternative to Medicaid: concierge doctors + catastrophic coverage.
8. Minimum income for all?
9. John Moffitt allegedely quits NFL because of his reading of Noam Chomsky and the Dalai Lama.
10. Microphones to detect gunfire in Washington D.C.
11. A recovering alcoholic reviews Michael Clune's White Out: The Secret Life of Heroin.
12. Russian singles ads.
13. The revolving door of regulators and businessmen.
14. S. F. programmers build workable alternative to Healthcare.gov.
15. Philosopher Lawrence Shapiro explains why you shouldn't believe in miracles. No matter how reliable the witness, it's never a good bet.
16. Rand Paul caught with his hand in the plagiarism cookie jar.