September 21st, outsourced

The body in room 348. Mark Bowden is such a good writer and the twists and turns of this case are spellbinding.

A Twitter thread on false rape accusations.

I bookmarked this WaPo article three times. I kept coming back to it, removing the bookmark, putting it back, taking it away. It’s a horrific story. I woke up this morning to DJT saying that Ford’s loving parents would have made sure charges got filed if what she said happened, really happened, and I re-bookmarked the article once and for all because NO.

Everything you know about obesity is wrong.

A palate-cleanser: one of the funniest things I have ever read. It is, improbably, about bath water and testicles. There are two f-bombs but I’m not even going to apologize for it. I laughed so hard I had tears streaming down my face. I tried to re-read parts of the article later in the day and couldn’t because I kept snort-laughing. [HT Jessie]

There used to be a Russian debutante ball in London! (NYT)

What Finns find strange about American school schedules

What Finns find strange about American school schedules

Turku Day 2018

Turku Day 2018