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German Forest Ranger Finds That Trees Have Social Networks, Too - The New York Times
“You see how the thick branches point away from each other? That’s so they don’t block their buddy’s light.”

He felled old trees and sprayed logs with insecticides... "I thought, 'What am I doing? I'm making everything kaput.'"
germany  peter_wohlleben  2016  2010s  tree  plant  beech  sally_mcgrane  nytimes  forest  ranger  author  book  life  biology  science  hidden_life  nonfiction  mythology  behavior  forestry  nature 
february 2016 by cluebucket
Books about Osaka? - japan | Ask MetaFilter
nonfic
Osaka: The Merchants' Capital of Early Modern Japan (McClain & Wakita)
Visions of Virtue (Najita)
Takarazuka (Robertson)

fiction
Teru Miyamoto : Maboroshi no hikari, Doro no kawa
Oda Sakunosuke : Stories of Osaka Life
Ihara Saikaku : The Eternal Storehouse of Japan

manga
Naniwa kin'yūdō ナニワ金融道 (Aoki 1990s)

eiga
Naniwa erejii 浪華悲歌 (Mizoguchi 1936)
ask.metafilter  book  osaka  japan  fiction  author  nonfiction  film  history  list  recommendation  大阪 
november 2014 by cluebucket
Is Friendship Better than Romance? | New Republic
"Of course, Flora has a stake in re-packaging the obvious."
"The dullness would be almost comical were it not so insulting."
newrepublic  alice_gregory  review  book  nonfiction  pop-science  friendship  criticism  caitlin_flora  writing  takedown  2013  2010s 
february 2013 by cluebucket

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