A Brief History of Romantic Love and Why It Kind of Sucks
The painful truth about love is that the real work of a relationship begins after the curtain closes and the credits roll. The real work of a relationship is all the boring, dreary, unsexy things that nobody else sees or appreciates. Like most things in the media, the portrayal of love in pop culture is limited to the highlight reel. All the nuance and complexities of actual living through a relationship is swept away to make room for the exciting headline, the unjust separation, the crazy plot twist, and of course everyone’s favorite happy ending.
Auch sehr lesenswert – sehr viel wahres drin.
Compatibility and Chemistry in Relationships
Lesenswerter Artikel, den ich gerade per Zufall ausgegraben habe.
Taibbi: Is LIBOR, Crucial Financial Benchmark, a Lie? – Rolling Stone
LIBOR stands for the London Interbank Offered Rate. It measures the rate at which banks lend to each other. If you have any kind of consumer loan, it’s a fair bet that it’s based on LIBOR.
Years ago, we found out that the world’s biggest banks were manipulating LIBOR. That sucked.
Now, the news is worse: LIBOR is made up.
Actually it’s worse even than that. LIBOR is probably both manipulated and made up. The basis for a substantial portion of the world’s borrowing is a bent fairy tale.
ISIS Remote Control Agent OPSEC – the grugq
Same mediocre understanding of security — good.
Yes, we can be pretty happy that fortunately, terrorists aren’t advanced in security apparently.
Also interesting to see how one can write analysis like this but still not show how it could be done (you don’t want to tip terrorists after all) yet still provide an interesting read.
North Korea ICBM, and hypothetical futures
Interesting speculation, well thought out!