— Wonderful post by Ta-Nehisi Coates on “muscular empathy.”
— Medical researchers discover that swearing makes you feel better.
— Daron Acemoglu recommends five books on inequality.
— A look at Saudi Arabia’s Anti-Witchcraft Unit.
— Do Republican voters care about electability? Seems so.
— Mathematicians take all the fun out of “Where’s Waldo?”
— A technological history of the U.S. Postal Service.
— Do universities over-invest in literary research?
— Reinventing debtors’ prisons for the 21st century.