WiseGeek: What does 200 Calories look like? Pictures of 200 Calories of Various Foods.
My first contention: this is a great time to be a reader. The amount of good writing freely available online far exceeds what even the most dedicated consumer might have hoped to encounter a generation ago within the limits of printed media.
I don’t pretend that everything online is great writing. Let me go further: only 1 per cent is of value to the intelligent general reader ... Another 4 per cent of the internet counts as entertaining rubbish. The remaining 95 per cent has no redeeming features. But even the 1 per cent of writing by and for the elite is an embarrassment of riches, a horn of plenty, a garden of delights.
The essay covers a wide variety of topics -- including what is so great about blogs by academics writing about their fields of expertise.
Makarand Sahasrabuddhe's answer in Quora to: India: Is reservation the best method of affirmative action in India?
Friday, February 22, 2013
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