Tumbling Around the Intertubes: February 20, 2012

by Pejman Yousefzadeh on February 20, 2012

1. A profile of Magnus Carlsen. And a highlight on Carlsen’s ruthless streak.

2. Keep on singing, goddess.

3. This apparently is a thing.

4. Your Presidents’ Day dose of Theodore Roosevelt.

5. Today is the 50th anniversary of the flight of Friendship 7.

6. George Washington wasn’t America’s first president.

7. The 20 most beautiful bookstores in the world.

8. An important anniversary for Swan Lake.

9. An important milestone for The Simpsons. Also: Duff Beer!

10. Making art out of coffee ring stains.

11. The actual most interesting man in the world.

12. The economics of constructing the Death Star.

13. How to fight twenty children.

14. On Ben Jonson.

15. How to shake hands like Jeremy Lin.

16. Could you get a job with Thomas Edison?

17. New York has the most unusual libraries.

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