Thursday, August 05, 2010

Bits and Pieces, Helmut Potpourri Edition

The "Agrarian vision," by a leading agricultural ethicist.

Sustainability Is Inevitable. What does that mean? Especially given the hundreds of definitions of sustainability?

The other Gulf stain - the giant hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico.

How to Feed a Hungry World - a symposium at Nature.

Debate on climate and democratization, mostly in German, of course.

Greedy rich bastards. Generous rich bastards.

Limited free will. (via)

Final thoughts on the World Cup - why soccer explains nothing.

Frank Rich in the NY Review of Books
on Pres. Obama's achievements/short5comings.

Correct/incorrect shoe-tying. (via)

68 Fantastic British Names Gathered While Watching BBC Credits Over the Years.

And, finally, a new (for me) discovery of a brilliant, charming, hilarious blog going onto the blog roll: Christoph Niemann's Abstract City Blog at the NY Times. Images from there.

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