In which we collect news and stories of interest from the internet, so you can sit on the couch and pretend to “work” on your laptop versus cleaning up or helping out in the kitchen. Wait, that’s me.
San Francisco had a day of air quality worse than Beijing, and then everyone was all like, APPLES AND ORANGES. (SFist)
Murder on the Roof of the World: My Travels Along the China-Pakistan Border (The Atlantic)
Writer Li Chenpeng praises Taiwanese democracy, sees trees for forest? (Li’s Sina blog, in Chinese)
15 scary, beautiful scenes of skeletons (Salon)
Lose more time in the Wiki wormhole with the Wikipedia Advent Calendar. (Noah Veltman)