Edward Snowden joined Twitter yesterday (as @Snowden, of course). He followed the NSA, had a conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson, and accumulated
almost over 1 million followers in less than 24 hours. Check out our Storify summary of his first interactions.
Some writers require a soundtrack to their work. Music may propel words onto the page or shape what’s written. For other writers, music and writing simply don’t mix — only silence will do. Read Jacob Lambert’s perspective on music as muse. (The Millions)
Have you been reading Oliver Sacks’ The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat? Or been having trouble remembering the new person in the office? It turns out that humans’ ability to recognize faces is highly developed — and highly heritable. (New Scientist) •