A High-Rise Is Not a Home For Children, the... →
A New York Times article from September 10, 1987. The problems that living in a high-rise can create in a family have been studied extensively by behavioral scientists in Europe. Their findings have affected not just social policy, but building codes. ”In most countries of northern Europe, high-rises are not allowed for family housing,” Dr. Hart said. Research in Europe has led to...
Dubai Hamas assassination: Irish citizens not... →
The three Irish citizens who the Dubai authorities allege helped to assassinate a Hamas official do not exist, according to Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs.
When I first got on this track, I thought that somebody was going to kill...– American luger Tony Benshoof Why this track means fear - The Globe and Mail
Dr. Jay Parkinson: cocaine is the most deadly drug...
I can’t say I knew this. Very interesting for what is a white collar drug. jayparkinsonmd: Medical examiner cites cocaine toxicity, alcohol in death of Memphis musician Jay Reatard And cocaine tragically ends the life of another promising artist…RIP. Again: Here are other good cocaine-related facts: In 74% of cocaine-related fatalities in the United States, another drug,...
Just learned that “draught” is pronounced the same as “draft.” This makes me feel slightly embarrassed but luckily “draught” is a word generally read on a menu.
The Atlantic. "How America Can Rise Again" by... →
The cover article from The Atlantic is worth a read.