Today is 1/14/14 in the Gregorian calendar.
(See also this post at the Volokh Conspiracy.)
Other linkage for your consideration:
1. Noah Smith’s Heroes of Blogging.
2. Emily Temple: “10 of the Greatest Essays on Writing Ever Written.” Henry Miller, Robert Frost, Kurt Vonnegut, and Susan Sontag all make appearances. And George Orwell, of course.
3. A new skyscraper in Guangzhou looks like a doughnut.
5. HBO has released the first trailer for season 4 of Game of Thrones. (Spoilers for those who haven’t seen all of season 3.)