What did you learn this week? Let us know in the comments or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This week, we learned …
… that breakfast is not the most important meal of the day.
… how a secret forest grew without anyone noticing.
… that railway stations are the architecture of democracy, and airports are just out-of-town sheds.
… how Silicon Valley is reimagining office space.
… Vladimir Nabokov did more American road-tripping than either Jack Kerouac or John Steinbeck. (But this, of course, is Kerouac, with a peerless assist from Steve Allen.)
… what it’s like to be 13.
… South America’s largest subway system might be powered by solar and wind.
… the proposed new rules for judging schools.
… that both how duckpin bowling and Persian carpets are becoming lost arts.
… why Hindu groups are against a California textbook change.
… an elephant can speak Korean.