Read — 2013/03/12

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. U.S. Demands China Block Cyberattacks and Agree to Rules“, by Mark Landler and David E. Sanger (NY Times). Not to let recent denials of cyberattacks by China’s foreign minister go unanswered, the U.S. issues its “first public confrontation” against the perceived aggression.
  2. Judge Blocks New York City’s Limits on Big Sugary Drinks“, by Michael M. Grynbaum (NY Times). Judge issues acerbic invalidation of “arbitrary and capricious” limits.
  3. A Laboratory Grows Young Scientists“, by Ethan Hauser (NY Times). Exploring the work of three finalists in the Intel Science Talent Search.
  4. Solving the Puzzles of Mimicry in Nature“, by Sean B. Carroll (NY Times).
  5. Those Who Nailed It“, by Cathy Horyn (NY Times). A whirlwind summary of the Fall 2013 fashion season.
  6. Truman Acts to Save Nations from Red Rule“, by Felix Belair, Jr. (NY Times, 12 Mar 1947). Related, how to use a university commencement address to save the world, short, long, and unabridged.