RANDOM adjective 1. chosen without method or conscious decision 2. odd, unusual, or unexpected
origin: Middle English ‘impetuous headlong rush’: Old French randon – ‘great speed’ from Germanic root rand/randir – ‘gallop’
Here’s this week’s random collection of links from my Newsfeed:
Read any of these best sellers? I want to know your reactions. What makes them literary?
New Scientist Could this bee love? Rekindling our affection for bees
Right now I’m reading everything I can about bees. You don’t know what you got until it may bee gone.
This man is a hero, albeit for the saddest reasons. Thank you, Dr. Mukwege.
I love ideas that reimagine outdated concepts and redevelop existing frameworks.
Field reports on controversial topics – always entertaining and informative.