Saturday, February 20, 2016
1. New extracurricular math academies are improving math instruction in the U.S., but public schools continue to lag.
2. "The NSA's Skynet program may be killing thousands of innocent people."
3. How they get you.
4. Confusion surrounding the death of Antonin Scalia.
5. "The women suffering for your Valentine's Day flowers."
6. William Gibson on how he wrote Neuromancer.
7. Knife-wielding crab.
8. The return of Pee-Wee Herman.
9. Conspira-Sea: a cruise ship for conspiracy theorists.
10. The culture that is Los Angeles?
11. Hand-carved staff of the serpent.
12. Bollywood Superman and Spider Woman.
13. Pictures of a person wearing a zebra suit for a drill at a Tokyo zoo.
14. Philosopher Massimo Pigliucci provides an introduction to Stoicism and its relevance for today.
15. Philosopher Eric Schwitzgebel on the ethics of cheerfully suicidal A.I. slaves.