They informed, educated and entertained me; articles from the last few days. 161

What has been preventing me from working diligently today.

As usual, links do NOT equal endorsements or even views.

Many of my post links are from the USA. I find they are excellent at informing
me on so many subjects and are regularly ahead of the curve when it
comes to the particular topic of discussion.They frequently address a
subject that is highly relevant to the UK but has yet to be broached in
any meaningful form on this side of the Atlantic.

 

Why philosophy is so important in science education  Quartz

 

Self-taught rocket scientist plans to launch over ghost town   AP News

 

Industrial Strategy: how to know if the Government is serious about innovation for growth, and also for good  Nesta

 

Forget drinking, being sober is the new social lubricant  Quartz

 

Over 400 of the World’s Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke, Princeton Researchers Find  Motherboard

 

What’s holding back Europe’s recovery? Companies and banks that are neither dead nor alive WSJ

 

The hidden reason American minorities are so much more likely to have diabetes Quartz

 

Getting political on the changing climate  Nature