What’s in a Village?

Here’s something interesting that I hadn’t thought about: the importance of villages, not just cities, to a culture. This comes up because China, apparently, is losing its villages at an exponential rate, as people move from farm to city – a loss of about 300 villages¬†a day¬†between 2000 and 2010: Why are villages so important? [Read More...]

Batkid Saves San Francisco

If you skipped the Internet this weekend, you might have missed Batkid. And that would be a mistake. On Friday, the city of San Francisco (in partnership with the Make a Wish Foundation) transformed into Gotham to help fulfill the wish of a five-year-old boy with leukemia to be Batman for a day. Here’s a [Read More...]


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