Revue issue #1
Hi Everyone! (There aren’t many of you - yet.) So here’s my first edition. All I’m doing is clipping articles that I like and seeing what happens. A couple questions for you: (1) Do you like this? (2) Is this preferable to going to Iserotope Extras on the website? (3) Do you think this kind of newsletter is better for things non-KCP or KCP-related? or both? Let me know, and thanks!
When Upward Mobility Becomes a Health Hazard - The Atlantic
A medical case against too much self-control.
“Grit” has been big in education the past several years. Prof. Angela Duckworth has argued that kids who have grit do better in life than kids who don’t. Not so fast, says Dr. James Hamblin, my favorite doctor. Kids of color from challenging backgrounds might do better economically / financially, but their bodies and overall health suffer.
Enduring Summer’s Deep Freeze - The New York Times
Why stores and offices are so over-airconditioned.
Love this quote from the article: “[F]eeling cold can take a psychological toll, making people untrusting, uncommunicative and unfriendly.” I’ve always run on the cold side, wearing a parka for no good reason. And now I feel vindicated!
The Hard Truths of Ta-Nehisi Coates -- NYMag
After the dreams of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the hopes of Barack Obama.
A profile of Ta-Nehisi Coates, whose book came out this week. It’s a letter to his son. Toni Morrison calls Mr. Coates our time’s James Baldwin.
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