Nina Paley: Free as in Phreedom.
Sir John Maddox: the man who transformed Nature, "a parochial and withering publication, ... into a globally influential scientific giant."
Inside HigherEd: Obama jokes about honorary degree controversy.
Dan Ariely's short profile of Nicholas Christakis: "... [H]appiness, like the flu, can spread from person to person. When people who are close to us, both in terms of social ties (friends or relatives) and physical proximity, become happier, we do too."