* The Paradox of New Buildings on Campus: Even as long-neglected maintenance threatens to further escalate the price of higher education, universities continue to borrow and spend record amounts on new buildings.
* The “terminal” sabbatical eases the aging academic into “retirement,” the meat grinder admins use to nourish new administrators.
* The New York Times reviews Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
* Jessa “Bookslut” Crispin has a book! Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto.
* It’s not enough to just turn over your lunch money; you have to enjoy it.
* Twilight of the VCR. A nation remembers.
* Brain metaphors in the Age of Trump: Is Your Nervous System a Democracy or a Dictatorship?
* Elsewhere on science corner: What high heels say about the massive gap between the rich and the poor. Ancient Campfires May Have Unleashed Humanity’s Top Bacterial Killer. Proton Gradients and the Origin of Life. This map shows how many people are getting high near you. Watch language evolve as little sims wander around a grid of islands. Personality Change May Be Early Sign of Dementia, Experts Say.
* #TheWisdomofMarkets: Nintendo shares plummet after investors realize it doesn’t actually make Pokémon Go.
* Details emerge about the new Nintendo system that I will almost certainly be buying my child sight unseen.
* Your policy, not mine: Pokémon Go players urged not to venture into Fukushima disaster zone.
Written by gerrycanavan
July 26, 2016 at 1:29 pm
Posted in Look at what I found on the Internet
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