BBC News – German dialect in Texas is one of a kind, and dying out.
I loved both the Tom Wolfe book The Right Stuff and the Philip Kaufman movie about the Mercury space program:
How to Design the Perfect Tax on Hipsters – Matthew O’Brien – The Atlantic.
One of the more disgraceful examples of the inherent selfishness of the copyright world is that it has consistently blocked a global treaty that would make it easier for the blind and visually impaired to read books in formats like Braille.
Full article: Why are Facebook, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle Backing the Fight *Against* the Blind?.
Well, This Is Just Awful: ‘Renting’ Disabled People to Skip Lines at Disney World – Derek Thompson – The Atlantic.