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Inside David Foster Wallace's Private Self-Help Library
"Humilitythe acceptance that being human is good enoughis the embrace of ordinariness." underlined by David Foster Wallace in his copy of Ernest Kurtz's The Spirituality of Imperfection. "True...
Length: 33 minutes (8400 words)
The Information Essay
Just as this is an age of great wealth inequality, it is also an age of great inequality of knowledge or, more exactly, factual information. For all its democratic potential, the fact-filled…
Length: 9 minutes (2318 words)
Webby Honorees
2011 2010
Is Sugar Toxic?
On May 26, 2009, Robert Lustig gave a lecture called “Sugar: The Bitter Truth,” which was posted on YouTube the following July. Since then, it has been viewed well over 800,000 times, gaining new viewers at a rate of about 50,000 per month, fairly remarkable numbers for a 90-minute discussion of the nuances of fructose biochemistry and human physiology.
Published: April 17, 2011
The World of Holy Warcraft
Published: April 13, 2011
The Paris Review
Published: April 19, 2011
The Neuroscience of the Gut
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The Science of Why We Don't Believe Science
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