Ordinary World for 1/3
[Hi1] Sears: Civil Rights Pioneers
[Hi2] Did the US throw the space race?
[Hi3] The American Revolution was perhaps saved by raiding Bermuda.
[Hi4] 400 years is a really long time.
[Hi5] A look at Japanese fireworks and artwork thereof from yesteryear.
[Ho1] Megan Garber says down with lawns! They certainly are a hassle, but my childhood wouldn’t have been the same without them.
[Ho2] Right on. It won’t help with the places where costs are highest, but it will help just about everywhere else.
[Re1] How would a universe designed for humans even work?
Cool, important paper by Mohamed Saleh in JEH:
Q: why do (non-Muslim) Copts tend to have higher socio-economic status than Muslims?
— Jared Rubin (@jaredcrubin) July 16, 2018