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A psychiatric revolution by Andrew Scull in The Lancet, http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(10)60532-6/fulltext
web dystopia, .. Jaron Lanier against the Web, http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/What-Turned-Jaron-Lanier-Against-the-Web-183832741.html …
gun ownership plotted against gun death for OECD countries, https://dl.dropbox.com/u/38668/deaths-vs-guns.png … by @mdreid
wealth floods offshore, http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/jul/21/offshore-wealth-global-economy-tax-havens?CMP=twt_gu … (2012 1014 in Guardian)
Question: What would you do if you found out you were going blind? Answer: Read faster. (Paraphrasing Isaac Asimov.)
List-making and social-dominance-orientation (SDO)... http://meteuphoric.wordpress.com/2011/02/06/big-question/#comment-1947
Twitter is an exponent to the blogosphere, increasing the rate of growth in science journalism.
Social Learning Strategies (K. Laland 2004 , review of models for) ( @utafrith ) http://lalandlab.st-andrews.ac.uk/pdf/laland_LB_2004.pdf
Head size evolution no longer seems verboten to talk about anymore. (Hopeful implications for 20-25% macrocephaly in autisms!)
Antagonistic pleiotropy is the main evolutionary theory for aging. (See Michael Rose's work, for example.)
Social Persuasion Device http://www.technologyreview.com/business/26430/?ref=rss (Interesting, but skips "costly" of costly signalling.)
Most of my life has been spent wondering around in various university libraries.