Thursday, November 29, 2012

Random & misc.

Various items of interest:

James Bond as heroic but not glamorous.

New York City's least violent day in recent memory.

"I, For One, Welcome Our New Robot Overlords." This Ronald Bailey piece has a bit of a retro feel; I recall reading lots of futuristic doomsday stuff in the '90s, and that it tapered off as real-world troubles intensified thereafter.

UPDATED:  While we're being random, there's a good exhibit of children's book art at the Society of Illustrators until Dec. 22. Includes this video:

Watch Strega Nona on PBS. See more from WENH.

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