You should read this for 9/8/2018:
Art and Film
Books, Writing, and Language
Secrets, lies and a child: William Boyd on the truth behind Chekhov’s marriage “In 1902, as he pondered The Cherry Orchard, Anton Chekhov had another question on his mind: who was the father of his wife’s unborn child?”
Food and Drink
From Garrett McCord of Simply Recipes: How to Make Granola in the Slow Cooker
From Elise Bauer of Simply Recipes: Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream
History and Archaeology
The idea of Ireland as home to an ancient civilisation that had escaped the globalisation of the Roman Empire had attractions for those who championed the purity of races. It also appealed to wealthy Irish-American backers of the project, who in the eyes of traditional US elites, still had to prove themselves white.
Pay It Forward and Make It Better
Science and Nature
Waning Martian Dust Storm Could Herald the Return of NASA’s Opportunity Rover “With all the dust in the air, and with Opportunity unable to collect enough incoming solar light, NASA had to suspend operations and put the rover into hibernation mode to conserve energy.”
Society & Politics
Benedict Evans: Tesla, software and disruption
Prof Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell has been awarded a Breakthrough Prize for the discovery of radio pulsars.
This was also the subject of the physics Nobel in 1974, but her male collaborators received the award.