Archive for November 11, 2013


Jacopo Annese, a neuroanatomist and director of the Brain Observatory at UC San Diego, takes a humanistic approach to studying brains by getting to know donors while they are living in order to understand posthumously how their brain structure affected their personalities, memories and health. Annese explains his research to The Atlantic’s Ron Brownstein, as part of The Atlantic Meets the Pacific 2013 conference presented by The Atlantic and UC San Diego.

The recently elected Oz prime minister, Rupert Murdoch, is sending his proxy – a Mr Tony Abbott – to attend tomorrow’s official opening of the 44th Parliament of Australia.

Mr Abbott is known among the burgeoning Conservatives for Conservatives movement as a stunt fireman, lycra fanatic and devoted follower of the bouffanted Sir David Flounce (OAP), leader of Sycophants for More Monarchy…

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