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Peru quakes — 7.5, 5.8, 5.9

Following the Peru earthquake at USGS site. (I have friends in Lima) USGS: Map of quakes in Lima area List of larger quakes on USGS site. update: just heard that friends are fine. Later: the 7.5 (referred to as 7.7 in early news stories) has been upgraded to 7.9 Whoa. Here, in reverse order (most […]

Quirk Culture

Atlantic Magazine: Quirked Around “It’s been 20 years of beneficent, wide-eyed gazing upon the oddities of our fellow man.” There’s lots on This American Life, especially the TV series (which I haven’t seen).