Readings for Lunch — [ 19 Oct 2016 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
Waldsassen Abbey Library in Bavaria, Germany – (source)

SCIENCE

The science of naming

There are stories about how perfect names have come to business owners in dreams, in visions, on sailing trips or, in the case of Steve Jobs, at farmers markets. While these lucky few were blessed with moments of creativity, for most of us mere mortals naming isn’t an art – it’s a science.

LONDON

The Fifteen Billion Pound Railway: Urban Heart Surgery

The BBC produced a three-part documentary series which took the public behind the scenes of Europe’s largest infrastructure project as it constructs a new rail line through the heart of London.