— Aziz Ansari has surprisingly detailed theories about happiness.

— I just stumbled on this gallery of Jimmy Carter insulting 1970s politicians, but it is a delight.

— Want a dog like Westminster winner Banana Joe? There are seven for sale in the U.S.

— Gregory Clark on why, since "ability" is inherited, even perfectly meritocratic systems will have low social mobility.

— "Maybe Naming Boutique Condos After the Homeless Shelter They're Replacing is Bad Form."

— "We learn as students to clog up our writing with added clauses and phrases to keep them from being attacked."