Developing the Moon, 1.2 Trillion Trees, and Cathedrals: Lux Recommends #179
Welcome to Lux Recommends #179, this week’s edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about (want to receive this by email? Sign up here).
Why Is the Internet Obsessed With This Cult Toothpaste? “American customers are paying big bucks to import tiny tubes of toothpaste” — Zavain
1,500 years ago, someone ate a venomous snake whole. Why? “Is the puzzling find evidence of an ancient ritual, or just a prehistoric dare gone wrong?” — Adam K
Circe by Madeline Miller: A retelling of Greek mythology: “In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child — not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power — the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.” — Sam
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