Best of the Web – January 2017 Roundup


37 Difficult Questions From My Mixed-Race Son

Why Vera Rubin Deserved a Nobel

FREQ #11: Teal Sherer Talks

Did Inadequate Women’s Healthcare Destroy Star Wars’ Old Republic?

My nightmare on the pill

How Pacific Islanders Helped Disney’s Moana Find Its Way

Could a Vacuum Device Save Astronauts’ Eyesight in Space?

Falklands ‘wolf’ that baffled Darwin was actually more like a jackal

Plants can see, hear and smell – and respond

Recruiting prawns to fight river parasite

A selection of the 30 most disappointing under 30

Racist in the Machine – The Disturbing Implications of Algorithmic Bias

15 of the World’s Most Beautiful Passports

When China’s Feminists Came to Washington

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