monday reading list

Did you forget it was Earth Day? Here’s some news from Earth.

David Herszenhorn of the Times attempts to further bring the life of Tamerlan Tsarnaev into perspective, recounting his troubled, but never militant, life as a youth without a country.

Two things that you probably never associated before: Rupert Murdoch and transcendental meditation. Murdoch joins Russell Simmons, hedge fund managers, and the CEO of Tupperware in the league of business leaders who take part in the practice.

Ana Campoy of the Wall Street Journal discusses Big Marijuana’s stunted growth. Take a walk in the shoes of everyone’s favorite tax-paying semi-criminals.

Mother Jones has published a chart showing that generational views on gay marriage and willingness to try sushi correlate almost perfectly. While correlation does not imply causation, it does not deny it either.

In honor of Earth Day, The Christian Science Monitor has provided us earthlings a report card for how we’re faring on combatting Global Climate change.

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