A new issue of Armed Forces Journal is out. From Spectrum, whimsy and invention: Why ridiculous inventions are a good thing. Fun-loving Muslims: Islamic dating sites reveal Muslims to be just as shallow as everyone else. In San Francisco, two dominant trends of the cocktail world are converging, with exquisite results. What a shame that guilt got a bad name. Here's a new metaphor for human reason: Our rational faculty isn’t a scientist — it’s a talk radio host. German researchers find evolutionary logic behind the way we lay out our bedrooms. The pen gets mightier: One entrepreneur’s latest effort to revolutionize how we think, learn, play music, and order coffee in Chinese. Why ask people what they think of a product when you can just scan their brains instead? New Scientist explores the brave new world of neuromarketingForeWord book review editor Teresa Scollon explains what happened to your book. The Downfall Meme and Content ID: If you’re a YouTube user, chances are, at one point or another, you’ll have seen a notice that goes something like this. A review of Torture and Democracy by Darius Rejali. A review of Enough: True Measures of Money, Business, and Life by John Bogle. How the mysterious collapse of nearly 300 young musicians at a rural English fete became one of the most controversial examples of "mass hysteria" ever.

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