Do the British intend to involve the Balts and the Northerners in a common conspiracy? Ivars Ījabs on the UK Prime Minister David Cameron's recent visit to Riga.
Kiril Kobrin's comment on the theft of Banksy's Slave Labour in London and subsequent Miami bidding of 500,000 pounds.
Mārtiņš Vanags's comment on what we really mean when we say that someone has an impeccable reputation.
On National Alliance's proposed amendment to the Criminal Law of Latvia to regard acts of desecration of the Latvian language as equal to those of other national symbols.
"The first cyborg is much closer than we think." Juris Lorencs on Ray Kurzweil, Google's December newcomer to the board of directors.
Ieva Strazdiņa on the highly contrasting reviews of Kathryn Bigelow's Oscar nominated film Zero Dark Thirty.
What did Adam Smith really believe? Translated from The New Yorker
Arnis Ritups' talk with architect Vladimirs Neilands
Mountains and waters
Kaspars Eihmanis's essay on mountains, waters, and Chinese traditional poetry
"Headaches can be pulsating, pulling, throbbing, pinching, and mauling, as if a cage had been set on your head, as if the brain is being pulled apart."
The Wizard of Oz -- a gay manifesto, a theosophical treatise, a politico-economic allegory, or simply a fairy tale?