Do stuff. Be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.
— Susan Sontag
- Old news that I just received and is timely for the season: some sunscreens may cause skin cancer to worsen.
- Update on the gulf spill’s animal killing: we aren’t sure how they are dying.
- A dark day for comics: Harvey Pekar died this week.
- Wrapping up the world cup: an interview with the guy who invested the vuvuzela.
Not really policy-relevant this week, but interesting nonetheless.