Tuesday’s links talk short quotes and long books. Take a read.
Misquotable: Next time you decide to buy a mug or bumper sticker with a “wise” quote from a great thinker, keep in mind — the quote is probably taken way out of context. (New York Times)
Legal Battle: A man was arrested in Boston for taking video of police officers without permission. Were his First and Fourth Amendment rights violated? (The Daily What)
Library List: Make room on your shelf — we’ve ranked the 100 greatest nonfiction books. (TIME)
Red-Hot Rock: The Red Hot Chili Peppers are back with a new album, but it seems hip to hate on them these days. Here’s why they still rock. (Flavorwire)
Fashion Don’ts: Are people still talking about the VMAs at the water cooler? Step up your knowledge by checking out the night’s weirdest fashions. (LIFE)
Viral Video: This mesmerizing video combines soap bubbles, magnets and dyes. We can’t explain it, but just watch. (Kottke)