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2011 08 20 next thailand

  1. The eye of the Buddha: How Myanmar is moving ever closer into China’s orbitThe Economist‘s review of Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia, by Thant Myint-U.
  2. Interview: Robert Gottlieb, The Art of Editing No. 1 — The Paris Review, Fall 1994
  3. Scientists Crack The Physics Of Coffee Rings — NPR
  4. For Asian Soccer Stars, Swan Songs Back Home Hold Little Appeal — AP
  5. Overdone: Why are restaurant websites so horrifically bad? — Slate
  6. The Carbohydrate Hypothesis of Obesity: a Critical Examination — Stephan Guyenet at Whole Health Source
  7. The Lost Century: The ideas that sent Latin America down the path of poverty and political instabilityWall Street Journal review of Redeemers: Ideas and Power in Latin America, by Enrique Krauze.
  8. Image above: From Andy Ricker takes Next’s tour of Thailand: A night at Grant Achatz’s restaurant with America’s preeminent Thai chefTime Out Chicago.