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Friday’s Reading List

By Taylor Marvin

Shipka Pass, Bulgaria. Image by WikiMedia user Psy guy.

Shipka Pass, Bulgaria. Image by WikiMedia user Psy guy.

The best links of the week:

Slate’s excellent series on 9/11 truthers.

The Atlantic collects haunting photos of 9/11 (warning: graphic).

Abuses and low pay in the modeling industry.

Something is rotten in the state of Iraq.

The end of WikiLeaks.

Photos from the first days of the War in Iraq (warning: graphic).

Fascinating research that shows that though different languages are spoken at different speeds, the total volume of information that can be conveyed per second is largely constant (h/t: Brad Plumer).

Vieux Farka Touré – The Secret (feat. Ali Farka Touré)

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