Her blog entries are rare, but Jessica Poundstone’s entries at Utopia Parkway are usually gems that I can’t wait to share with others. Today’s is no exception:

In a story on a new planet European astronomers discovered…

“However, there is the tantalising question as to whether it lies within the “Goldilocks Zone” — a distance from its star that is not too hot, not too cold, just right.”

Meanwhile, my friend and co-worker Margaret Smith, author of Holy Struggle (a profound work of poetry and biography on the life of Gerard Manley Hopkins), noted this poorly-worded headline in today’s New York Times:

Abuses at Prison Tied to Officers in Intelligence

And she adds:

“…since the prisoners were often the ones tied up.”

 

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