Monday, February 25th 2013
Palindromist Barry Duncan sent this to us in celebration of Argo's "Best Picture" win.
From The Real Tuesday Weld to Rez Abbasi.
Musicologist Christopher Kirkley went to West Africa with the plan of recording traditional guitar music. Instead, he found the Saharan soundscape full of tinny digital audio.
By the end of this decade, estimates are that 60,000 or more elderly people will be homeless. Life on the streets is particularly hard on older women.
One of the leading opposition politicians in Egypt has called on President Mohammed Morsi not to press ahead with the general elections he's called for in late April.
Bruce Feiler says "if you take just one idea from each chapter in this book your family will be transformed in less than a week." Bold words. Read an excerpt...
Lawmakers are not expected to pass any measures that would stop the harsh across-the-board budget cuts known as the "sequester" from kicking in, starting Friday.
H&N's running man, Alex Ashlock, updates us on results from Tokyo's weekend marathon, and reflects on new anti-doping policies.