Video Friday (Again): "The Calculus of Friendship"

Sure, we’ve already posted a Friday video. But we couldn’t resist sharing this great clip of Steven Strogatz discussing the calculus of friendship. Be sure to look for his new book, “The Calculus of Friendship,” due out this fall. Learn more about Steven Strogatz at JodiSolomonSpeakers/StevenStrogatz.


Manhattanhenge is the biannual occurence when the sun aligns with the east-west streets of Manhattan’s main street grid. The term was coined by Neil deGrasse Tyson. Photo is the Wall Street Journal Photo of the Day.

In Memory of Samantha Fargo

Jodi Solomon Speakers Bureau would like to take a moment to remember Samantha Fargo, a fierce, bright and beautiful 12-year old who passed away on Wednesday. Her armor was continually tested fighting mitochondrial and asperger’s disorder. We know her light will forever burn bright in her family’s hearts. And we would also like to thank …

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Sea Shepherds Welcome New Spaceship

Captain Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd anti-whaling crew are getting [more] serious. Beginning next summer, they will add a new ship to their fleet: Earthrace, a back-to-the-future, 40 knot sailing, diving under waves, biodeiesel-fueled ship. Read the article here. Those Japanese whalers better watch out. And if you’re looking for an entertaining show tonight, …

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Robin Wright on Iran

I’m sort-of wondering if Robin Wright did anything else this past weekend besides analyze the Iran situation? “Lessons for the U.S. As Iran Unravels” by Robin Wright (TIME Magazine on June 22, 2009) “In Iran, One Woman’s Death May Have Many Consequences” by Robin Wright (TIME Magazine on June 21, 2009) “The Supreme Leader’s Gamble: …

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Parties. Purity. Ecology. Economy. Human Health.

After five years of breaking news, breaking balls, and bringing you bad-ass feminist blogging, Feministing is holding their first big fundraising event ever in celebration of their five year anniversary. Tonight they’re bringing together friends, loyal readers and fellow online / offline activists to celebrate this very special occasion and enjoy some rad entertainment, delicious …

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