A Bumper Crop

Often it seems that much of my time scanning feeds on Google Reader is spent quickly marking a bunch of uninteresting titles as read. But today (ironically when I should be packing for a return flight to Vancouver) there seem to be an unusually high number of things that bear looking at more deeply.

Here are the tabs I have open right now:

http://www.openculture.com/2011/11/stephen_colbert_talks_science_with_astrophysicist_neil_degrasse_tyson.html

http://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2011/11/addition-is-useless-multiplication-is-king.html

http://bravenewclimate.com/2011/11/30/solar-wind-combined/

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/gnxp/2011/11/on-structure-variation-and-race/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+GeneExpressionBlog+%28Gene+Expression%29

http://freethoughtblogs.com/camelswithhammers/2011/11/30/greta-deftly-and-thoroughly-explains-atheist-anger-to-the-bewildered/

http://www.squarecirclez.com/blog/friday-math-movie-facebook-for-math-nerds/6761

http://www.squarecirclez.com/blog/friday-math-movie-math-comes-to-life/6772

http://www.3quarksdaily.com/3quarksdaily/2011/11/the-crises-of-democratic-capitalism.html

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Henry-Morton-Stanleys-Unbreakable-Will.html

http://theamericanscholar.org/a-jew-in-the-northwest/

http://openchannel.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/29/9104597-newts-note-to-self-when-running-for-president-secure-the-website

http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/6175/196/

http://xkcd.com/

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