Items for August 2013

Nasdaq crash triggers fear of data meltdown

Digital infrastructure exceeding limits of human control, industry experts warn

Tags: finance, tech

Detroit Receives Less Federal Money Than All Of These Foreign Nations (INFOGRAPHIC)

Tags: america, cities, politics

Germany is the first European country to recognize a third gender

Tags: germany, gender, law

Andrei Tarkovsky's Polaroids

Tags: movies, photos

Baia Mare, Romania

A photo-of-the-day post.

Tags: romania, travel, photos

I hate Strong Female Characters

Sherlock Holmes gets to be brilliant, solitary, abrasive, Bohemian, whimsical, brave, sad, manipulative, neurotic, vain, untidy, fastidious, artistic, courteous, rude, a polymath genius. Female characters get to be Strong.

Tags: media, gender

The Chinese residents who call Japan home

Tags: china, japan

500 New Fairy Tales Discovered in Germany

Tags: books, history

Hamlet is Banned

Tags: internet, law, books

Children given lifelong ban on talking about fracking

Tags: youth, environment, law