Elsewhere in Week 1

How to make a modernist building look OK.

Dissatisfied with your shoelace knotting? Ian Fieggen is the man to sort you out.

"Local Church Full Of Brainwashed Idiots Feeds Town’s Poor Every Week" is The Onion at its finest.

If you have sympathy with Alexis C Madrigal's summary of the internet, "It is too damn hard to keep up. And most of what is out there is crap." then you'll be encouraged with the trend he suspects is on its way.

Lindsey gives six ways churches can love their single women.

An interview with Winston Churchill from January 1939 seems staggering to me for the shamelessly sophisticated level of language used.

Should orphan children put themselves last? Glen Scrivener gives a good answer.

David Gelernter critiques roboticism, but perhaps the keenest insight (in the introduction and conclusion) is that "Power corrupts, and science today is the Catholic Church around the start of the 16th century: used to having its own way and dealing with heretics by excommunication, not argument."