Can Galileo’s literary preferences teach us about “the unusual and creative features of his physics?” John L. Heilbron thinks so.
Stephen Elliot explains why publishers are shooting themselves in the foot when they gouge authors trying to buy copies of their own books.
"The average American three-year-old can recognize 100 brands," says prominent advertising and marketing guru Martin Lindstrom. Are we being Brandwashed? For The New York Times, Steven Heller tracks the history of corporate symbols and branding.
Our heartfelt congratulations to Greg Fawcett, winner of this year's Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest. He credits his success in the competition with "dedication, timing his haircuts carefully and paying attention to the length of his beard." Looking good Greg, and all you other Papas in Miami.