The Benghazi attack was irregular warfare not terrorism.
A famous portrait that also serves as a memorial to women dying in childbirth.
A letter to John Kerry on the Keystone pipeline and civil disorder..
The US Senate and the European Parliament likened to the ostrich that Sir Thomas Browne tried to feed an iron bun.
Eight ideas for reforming the Vatican.
A description of trade among Australian hunter-gatherers from David Graeber: In the 1940s, an anthropologist, Ronald Berndt, described one dzamalag ritual, where one group in possession of imported cloth swapped their wares with another, noted for the manufacture of serrated spears. Here too it begins as strangers, after initial negotiations, are invited to the hosts’ [...]
A prediction that Pope Francis will move on clerical celibacy.
An experimental apartment block in Hamburg heated by a skin of algae.