Field Notes: Lists, Opulence, Physics, Grimsvotn, Federer, Star Wars, etc.

  • Tepco admits three reactors melted down (Source)
  • 300 years of list-making (Source)
  • The Opulence Bubble (Source)
  • Fairholmes Bruce Berkowitz Is Beating Hedge Fund Managers At Their Own Game (Source)
  • Experimental Physics and The Limits Of Human Knowledge – We Are Crossing the Boundary Between Knowledge and Belief (Source)
  • Joplin, Missouri, tornado: Warnings pale in season of violent twisters – (Source)
  • Pics: Grimsvotn Volcano Erupts in Iceland (Source)
  • Keeping tabs on the Grímsvötn eruption as the ash spreads towards Europe (Source)
  • Greece, the unbearable heaviness of debt (Source)
  • Radio host says Rapture actually coming in October (Source)
  • Federer Is No Longer the Focus at the French Open (Source)
  • Extreme weather on Mt Everest (Source)
  • The most awesomely savage Stars Wars review ever (Source)


  1. Brent Buckner says:

    That is definitely not the most awesomely savage Star Wars review ever. The RedLetterMedia reviews on YouTube far outdo it (c.f. Part 1 of Review of _The Phantom Menace_)