Author, NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity, a NYT bestseller, and The Taste of Salt, a history of cystic fibrosis coming 2022.
The most beautiful and uplifting post I read today, via @LEBassett .
It's not too late to decide to stay home for Thanksgiving. Saving the lives and health of loved ones is worth the awkward conversation or email, the abrupt change of plans, even the anger of those who refuse to believe #COVID19 is real. Help ensure we're all alive for Christmas.
The incredibly trippy-looking ocellated turkey, a relative of American wild turkeys that lives in Central America. "Ocellated" basically means "with eyes," referring to the eye-like patterns in the tail feathers. They've been listed as an endangered species.
One of the most brilliant and chilling things ever written about nuclear war, by the late Roger Fisher.
Now that it looks like Deutsche Bank disappeared Trump’s tax returns and scrubbed its servers, it seems like an appropriate moment to mention that Trump’s “special banker” at Deutsche was Justice Kennedy’s son (not mentioned in this recent news).
If you ever wondered how the Germans simply went about their business, now you know.
Rosaries confiscated from immigrants at the Arizona/Mexico border. [via @MikeOLoughlin ]
We're all reading a ton of #coronavirus stuff, but each day I read a post or two that utterly stop me in my tracks. This was today's, from a doctor at Brooklyn's Maimonides Medical Center, via @avitalrachel .