Wednesday Morning Coffee Break Links

[Courtney Knapp]

Postcards from Hell, a stirring photo essay from the world's failed states.

If It Was My Home is a simple mapping tool for visualizing the oil spill in your own town. Placed in my hometown, the spill reaches from Allentown, PA to Manchester, NH.

Today is the 5-year anniversary of the landmark Kelo ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. This video from the Institute for Justice does a good job covering the backlash in the years since.

Richard Epstein wants to improve soccer by making it more like basketball and hockey.

Aditi Kinkhabwala and Scott Cacciola want to improve college football by making it more like soccer.

Adorable baby otters with white fur.

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Megan McArdle is a columnist at Bloomberg View and a former senior editor at The Atlantic. Her new book is The Up Side of Down.

Never Tell People How Old They Look

Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.

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Never Tell People How Old They Look

Age discrimination affects us all. James Hamblin turns to a colleague for advice.

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A Four-Dimensional Tour of Boston

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