Recent Reading 2013-07-09. Remembering James Gandolfini. The Prophets of Oak Ridge: three peace activists infiltrate a heavily guarded nuclear weapons facility. (by Dan Zak) 1 billion year old water tastes terrible. US infrastructure is ill-suited to meeting the needs of an isolated, aging population. The fragmented and nonlinear reading styles of the 14th Century resemble in some ways the way we read on the internet. Coffeehouses were the social media of the 1600s. Mobile telephones of 1910. Saving Superman’s Jewish immigrant creators, Siegel and Shuster. Open office layouts aren’t great. Lessons learned from volunteering in prison. When adult children move back in. Why Android hates you.