Olivia Judson offers this: grasshoppers that have to take measures to avoid spiders grow more slowly and lay fewer eggs than grasshoppers in spider-free zones. In areas of Yellowstone where wolves are abundant, female elk give birth to fewer young. … Continue reading

David Brooks calls some attention to that Goldhill article. He’s saying – look: enough with futzing with the window treatments, we’ve got to do something about the sinkhole under the corner of the house. I feel the same way, and … Continue reading