Welcome to Lux Recommends #283, this week’s edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about (want to receive this by email? Sign up here).
Humpback Whale Nearly Eats a Lobsterman, Then Thinks Better of It: “Michael Packard, a lobster diver in Provincetown, Mass., found himself inside the mouth of a whale on Friday morning, then was spit out.” — Adam K
How Humans Think When They Think As Part of a Group: ‘The fancy word for it is “entitativity,” and it’s produced when people act and feel together in close proximity. We need it more, but we’re getting it less.’ — friend of Lux Bryan White
The Big Tuna Sandwich Mystery: “A lawsuit against America’s largest sandwich chain has raised questions about America’s most popular canned fish. We tried to answer one: Is Subway selling tuna?” — Adam K
One Man’s Amazing Journey to the Center of the Bowling Ball: “Mo Pinel spent a career reshaping the ball’s inner core to harness the power of physics. He revolutionized the sport — and spared no critics along the way.” — Adam K
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab: “France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever―and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets.” — friend of Lux Guy Perelmuter
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