Costco CEO Craig Jelinek Leads the Cheapest, Happiest Company in the World — Businessweek on how Costco is doing right by its workers and reaping profit as a result.
How The Few Have Chosen Inequality For The Many — Despite lots of good economic news, the benefits are not trickling down to regular people, and this is by design.
Ideology is the Enemy: The Creeping Victory of “Consistent” over “Judicious” — On Doug Wilson’s defenses of slavery as “biblical” and other dangers of slavish devotion to theological and philosophical consistency.
How religions change their mind — A brief history of religious cultural adaptability.
Usability for Senior Citizens — Simplicity, readability, and clearly-defined clickable links are good practices for audiences of any age.
Startup Advice — “Simple is good. Be suspicious of complexity.”
Welcome to Google Island — Mat Honan’s clever allegory.
Largest Oyster Restoration Project in the Chesapeake Bay — NOAA attempts to rebuild reefs of Crassostrea virginica, which both cleans the water and feeds local oyster enthusiasts such as myself.
The Gut-Wrenching Science Behind the World’s Hottest Peppers — Smithsonian Magazine on superhot Bhut Jolokia chilies.
Dear Leader Dreams of Sushi — On Kenji Fujimoto, sushi chef to Kim-Jong-Il, a unique North Korea interest piece by Adam Johnson for GQ Magazine.
A Consumer’s Guide to Fake Meat — nice roundup of common meat substitute brands.
What happens when a 35 year old man retakes the SAT? He says avoid it.