— I came across this interesting nugget in the book, The Weather Makers, by Tim Flannery.
— New York Times piece on “a Quest to Convert a Sea Snail Plague Into a Culinary Pleasure” in France.
— Mark Landler, The New York Times
Press play, shut your eyes and take a minute to imagine this frightening hallucination:
This clip is part of a 2012 Fresh Air interview with famed neurologist Oliver Sacks. Hear the entire interview here: n.pr/163r2eB
Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a ballroom dancer who lost her foot in the second bombing at the Boston Marathon. Via WBUR’s Here & Now.
— Caroline De Wolf, a spokeswoman for the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, after thieves stole diamonds worth $50 million. Source: The New York Times.
— Architect Craig Dykers, quoted in The New Yorker.