Andrew Stumpff (Michigan): The Law is a Fractal: The Attempt to Anticipate Everything. Bruce Elmslie (New Hampshire) and Edinaldo Tebaldi (Bryant): Honey, If You Make Me Happier I Won't Cheat on You: The Empirics of Infidelity Revisited. Let's face it: We live in an adulterous society — only hypocrites still claim that high moral codes dominate our love and sex life. From The Public Domain Review, Carl Miller on the strangely troubled life of Digby Mackworth Dolben; and with his enormous range of scholarly pursuits the 17th century polymath Athanasius Kircher has been hailed as the last Renaissance man and “the master of hundred arts”. From AOL Government, Wyatt Kash on how the IRS helps agents deter tax cheats using analytics; and can innovation save the federal government? Dan Verton investigates. The world's oldest undeciphered writing system is close to being cracked thanks to a new technology and online crowdsourcing. An excerpt of Barack Obama in Hawaii and Indonesia: The Making of a Global President by Dinesh Sharma. Robert Zaretsky on how the political legacy of Albert Camus, born almost a century ago, remains volatile.

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