Monday, October 26, 2009

Good Reads/Random Cool Sites (10/26/2009)

What deconversion is like. Exactly what it's like. Egg-frakkin-zactly.

I'd often wondered why people plant those stupid inedible horse chestnut trees instead of trees with real, delicious, chestnuts. Now I know: American chestnut trees all died. Four billion of them. But maybe they're about to make a comeback.

Does exposure to civil war lead to violence in individuals' lives? Soccer players who come from countries with recent civil wars are more likely to get yellow and red cards in soccer (football). (h/t: The Monkey Cage)

TV Tropes. I've wasted hours there.

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