The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Josh Clark

Yes, You're Irrational, and, Yes, That's Okay On Nautilus, David Berreby writes about the quiet entrenchment of nudge politics and why that's probably not the mentality we want government to adopt.

A Volcano of Documents In The Nation, Peter Canby writes about the discovery of 80 million pages of records from Guatemala's Secret Police, which carried out or ordered much of the bloodshed during the country's 34-year civil war.

Scientists have figured out what makes Indian food so delicious In the Washington Post, Roberto A Ferdman writes about recent research that has explains Indian food.

The Myth of Antioxidants In a 2013 Scientific American article Melinda Wenner Moyer writes about the origin of the free radical theory of aging and the studies that fail to back it up.