To keep you occupied over the holiday weekend:

 

A fascinating (and vitally important) detailing of the process by which laws are actually enacted.  It’s not short, but then, it is a complicated process, and one in which significant pieces of publicly supported legislation endure dramatic alterations in often-underreported fashion.

 

– Who has two thumbs and is super amped for the S3 “Game of Thrones” premiere?  LOTS OF PEOPLE!  Including this very intelligent reviewer.

 

A whimsical investigation into why rock-paper-scissors is also known as “Rochambeau”.  Historical accident is not an insignificant driver of life.

 

How to really get to know a city.