Book review: Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, From Cholera to Ebola and Beyond by Sonia Shah does a nice job of looking at how we deal with pandemics.  (Scientific American)

Quote of the Day

"We don’t slow down long enough to think. We’re so focused on what’s next that we rarely take the time to ask ourselves whether we’re living the life we want or if we’re even really present in the one we have."

(Shane Parrish)