Recommended reading from around the web (11/10):

Links worth your time:

Christopher Hitchens on The Ten Commandments

P.J. O’Rourke on why any election where we pick career politicians is a loss for everyone

Erotic asphyxia and the limits of the brain

What lies did your parents tell you that you fully intend to tell your kids?

How does Facebook decide who and what to put in your feed?

Bruce Schneier on security and risk

The world is getting older and, perhaps, stupider.

Breaking the code of Russian criminal tattoos.

A disturbing but compelling story of encouraging suicide.

The science of makeup.

An ode to the many evolved virtues of human semen

The Case of the Vanishing Blonde

A number of these are from Vaughan Bell’s excellent Twitter feed. Highly recommended. If you like interesting links, check out his weekly round-up, Spike Activity.

Recently watched an interest documentary, The Great Happiness Space, which explores host bars in Japan where women pay for the attention of men. Interesting exploration of gender, culture and economics.

Prior recommended reading:

Recommended reading from around the web (10/2010)

Recommended reading from around the web (9/2010)

Recommended links (7/2010)

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