It turns out there is risk in taking the steady job. The risk is generally not financial.It is spiritual.It is the risk of the door not opened. It is the risk of the risk not taken.

You might be going for a walk or grocery shopping or doing something that doesn’t require sustained attention and suddenly — boom — the answer to a problem that had been vexing you suddenly appears. This is the mind-wandering mode, making connections among things that we didn’t previously see as connected.

For years, one man has approved virtually every beer label design in the United States. Among brewers, he’s a tyrant. A legend.

Dr. McMullen, himself a Fields medalist, did not speculate on why it had taken so long for a woman to be recognized. “I would prefer to look forward and celebrate this occasion,” he said, “and see it as a sign of positive trends in society and in science.”

And they say technology will lead to job losses.

The design has been used by professional nurseries and gardens such as the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew and Edinburgh for a decade.

ISIS is also battling for control of the Haditha Dam, Iraq’s second largest, which is also in Anbar Province. As of Thursday, the dam was still under the control of the Iraqi security forces and allied tribal fighters.