What the textbooks don't tell you about psychology's most famous case study. A video profile of the 2014 Fields medalist Maryam Mirzakhani. Thomas Piketty has lunch with the Financial Times. Marina Warner reviews and compares old and new editions of the Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. The best time to post on social networks in order to maximize the probability of audience responses. The 100 best posters of 2014 from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. An excerpt from the British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh's superb memoir Do No Harm. The must-read books of the year so far according to the Financial Times. Who needs CGI when you've got more than 20,000 extras? And more.
What is code? Our Man in Tehran by Thomas Erdbrink has won the award for best Dutch television program. One of the oldest problems in combinatorics has just been solved. Calculate your risk of dying in the next 5 years. Alex Bellos on the mathematical legacy of John Nash. The Atlantic has republished Host by David Foster Wallace with restyled annotations. Karl Ove Knausgaard on Anders Breivik. An excellent article about the US shale revolution. And a New Yorker profile of Marc Andreessen.
Ever since hearing this cover of Careless Whisper I can't get it out of my head. A typical case of the cover being better than the original.
I very much enjoyed watching this short introduction to Wittgenstein.