“One thing about Montana,” says Matt Barber, an owner of Tom Morgan Rodsmiths, a custom fly rod shop in Bozeman, “is if there’s a moving body of water, there is probably a trout in it.”
Maria Konnikova“For me, a little fish can be as meaningful as a big fish,” Mr. Doub says. “It’s the feeling of forgetting how long you have been standing in one place or how long you’ve been casting — you lose your sense of time, your schedule, what you have to do next.”
The logbook is written from the white perspective, and its horrors are plain to see.
Maria Konnikova"The greatest missing thing, if you think about it, is we don’t have the names of the people. That’s a big, black hole issue: We don’t know the names of the people. And these are people."
Cannabis plants worth an estimated £580,000 are discovered in hidden underground bunkers on a farm.
Maria Konnikova"Cannabis plants with a street value of more than half a million pounds have been found in underground bunkers constructed from shipping containers [along with] 300 tonnes of illegal waste, 22 horses, six stolen cars and a Llama."
Michael Caputo, the assistant secretary of health for public affairs, told a Facebook audience without evidence that left-wing hit squads were being trained for insurrection, and he accused C.D.C. scientists of “sedition.”
Netflix co-founder Reed Hastings came to believe that corporate rules can kill creativity and innovation. In this latest edition of the Freakonomics Radio Book Club, guest host Maria Konnikova talks to Hastings about his new book, No Rules Rules,...
As the U.S. heads towards the winter, the country is going round in circles, making the same conceptual errors that have plagued it since spring.
Maria Konnikova"Daily tragedy might become ambient noise. The desire for normality might render the unthinkable normal...COVID-19 might become yet another unacceptable thing that America comes to accept." Let's not let that happen. Another must-read from @edyong209
The actress, known for roles from The Avengers to Game of Thrones, died peacefully at home.
Maria Konnikova"I love playing bad [characters]. They are so much more interesting than good. There are some actors who don't like to play bad; they like to be liked. I love to be disliked." ~Dame Diana Rigg. RIP.
It’s not just the lungs — the pathogen may enter brain cells, causing symptoms like delirium and confusion, scientists reported.
Maria Konnikova"The coronavirus seems to rapidly decrease the number of synapses, the connections between neurons. 'Days after infection, and we already see a dramatic reduction in the amount of synapses,' Dr. Muotri said. 'We don’t know yet if that is reversible.'”