Both sides of the story
If rules only exist to be broken, then so do boundaries. After all, a boundary is just a rule in space. Boundaries end up facilitating exchanges as much as blocking them, and some of the most productive activities happen in their vicinity.
- Why Revolutionaries Love Spicy Food: How the chili pepper got to China, by Andrew Leonard
- Not All Practice Makes Perfect: Moving from naïve to purposeful practice can dramatically impact performance, by Anders Ericsson & Robert Pool
- Why Nature Prefers Hexagons: The geometric rules behind fly eyes, honeycombs, and soap bubbles, by Philip Ball
- This issue also includes contributions from: Jimena Canales, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Matthew Francis, Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Julia M. Klein, Robert V. Levine, Ansel Payne, Britt Peterson, Robert Sapolsky, Michael Segal, Eliza Strickland, Adam Waytz, Kirsten Weir, and Jamil Zaki.