Read — 2014/06/13

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. Terror’s new headquarters” (The Economist). ISIS expands its region of control in Iraq.
  2. Alarm in Hong Kong at Chinese white paper affirming Beijing control“, by Tim Hume (CNN). Rising tension between Hong Kong and Beijing.
  3. Mechanically detecting and avoiding the quantum fluctuations of a microwave field“, by Suh et al. (Science). Research on back-action evading.
  4. Urban Gardnening Taken to New Heights“, by Dorothy Hong (Wall Street Journal). A slide show of rooftop gardens.
  5. Haircuts by Christiaan: 16 Iconic Moments from the Master of Short“, by Mackenzie Wagoner (Vogue).