Items for January 2016

8 Classic Novels Reduced To Their Punctuation

What can you tell about Moby Dick and other literary masterpieces after you’ve stripped out all the words?

Tags: books, language

Comets can't explain weird 'alien megastructure' star after all

Tags: space, science

Everyone Uses Singular 'They,' Whether They Realize It Or Not

Tags: gender, language

Mayor of Paris remains committed to the struggle to reclaim her city from the car: Hume

Anne Hidalgo admits her traffic plan is “radical,” but makes no apologies.

Tags: cities, environment