Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Above, the aftermath of the 1972 Gold Medal Basketball Game at the Munich Olympics, in which the US won, but somehow lost. After the jump, your Morning Reads!

Not Georgia:

  • Mindless: The new neuro-skeptics. (New Yorker)
  • The Social Life of Genes: the new social science of genetics (Pacific Standard)
  • Million of lives saved by a metal price bet? (New Scientist)
  • Study proves that politics and math are a disjointed set (Salon)
  • Huge art galleries take pieces museums can’t cram (WSJ)
  • The day Harry Redknapp brought a fan on to play for West Ham (The Guardian)
  • The greatest threat to our nuclear arsenal is a squirrel(Smithsonian)
  • On Syria, the Senate seeks a deferral (TheHill)
  • The sun’s magnetic field is about to reverse, try not to panic (Smithsonian)
  • How Electricity Became a Luxury Good, a tale so Germanic (Spiegel)
  • Communists and Libertarians are two sides of the same coin (Bloomberg)
  • On Science and Imaging, and the chase for the mind’s quoin (NYT)
  • What Congressional observers can learn from Aristotle (Bloomberg)
  • If they’re happy, you don’t want to put the genius back in the bottle (Commentary)



  • Milner to current wanna-be Senators: “easy on the jokes” (AJC)
  • Saxby the only pro-strike member of our Congressional blokes (AJC)
  • Georgia not on list of next states to legalize tokes (WaPo)
  • Deal’s PAC mostly extension of his campaign plus mirrors and smokes (AJC)
  • Five Atlantans work together to reach highest level of wine spitting (CL)
  • Love finds a home where the costumes are snug-fitting(CL)
  • Gold Dome is key to save funding for the arts (CL)
  • DuBose Porter causes a fluttering of Democratic hearts (SMN)



  1. Ellynn says:

    I read, then emailed a copy of the Bloomberg piece on Libertarians and Communists to my Libertarian lumberjack brother, and in less then 2 minutes I got a call that involved words not allowed to be said on TV.

    So far it’s been a great morning. Thanks for the link.

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