Twitter Digest: 2012-10-22

  • Tad academic-y, but interesting scholarship: Why Oil-Rich States are So Violent – ->
  • Apropos of nothing in particular, quoting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on global finance is like quoting Donald Trump on Shia Islam. ->
  • You may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space – /v @trieut ->
  • [Graphic] How Hobbits overran Middle-Earth and ruined the place – ->
  • Seriously lit-geeky, and more than a little ironic, but … I dig that Paris Review newly has an app – ->