My weekly collection of the provocative, intriguing, or curious, in a world where the house is falling down. The contextual, the cultural, and other things that catch my eye. 

Image credit: Kulusuk, Greenland. Photo by Ville Miettinen via Wikimedia Commons. CC BY 2.0.

America’s offer to buy Greenland seems like the stuff of satire. But War on the Rocks explains that it makes strategic sense.

Photographer Chris Arnade wanted to understand the ‘back row’ of American society. He found that “You can learn everything about America in a McDonald’s”.