1. CJM 2011 (vol 63 pp. 1416)
 Shelah, Saharon

MAD Saturated Families and SANE Player
We throw some light on the question: is there a MAD family
(a maximal family of infinite subsets of $\mathbb{N}$, the intersection of any
two is finite) that is saturated (completely separable \emph{i.e.,} any
$X \subseteq \mathbb{N}$ is
included in a finite union of members of the family \emph{or} includes a
member (and even continuum many members) of the family).
We prove that it is hard to prove the consistency of the negation:
(i) if $2^{\aleph_0} \lt \aleph_\omega$, then there is such a family;
(ii) if there is no such family, then some situation
related to pcf holds whose consistency is large (and if ${\mathfrak a}_* \gt
\aleph_1$ even unknown);
(iii) if, \emph{e.g.,} there is no inner model with measurables,
\emph{then} there is such a family.
Keywords:set theory, MAD families, pcf, the continuum Categories:03E05, 03E04, 03E17 

2. CJM 2009 (vol 62 pp. 182)
 Prajs, Janusz R.

Mutually Aposyndetic Decomposition of Homogeneous Continua
A new decomposition, the \emph{mutually aposyndetic decomposition} of
homogeneous continua into closed, homogeneous sets is introduced. This
decomposition is respected by homeomorphisms and topologically
unique. Its quotient is a mutually aposyndetic homogeneous continuum,
and in all known examples, as well as in some general cases, the
members of the decomposition are semiindecomposable continua. As
applications, we show that hereditarily decomposable homogeneous
continua and path connected homogeneous continua are mutually
aposyndetic. A class of new examples of homogeneous continua is
defined. The mutually aposyndetic decomposition of each of these
continua is nontrivial and different from Jones' aposyndetic
decomposition.
Keywords:ample, aposyndetic, continuum, decomposition, filament, homogeneous Categories:54F15, 54B15 

3. CJM 2009 (vol 61 pp. 604)
 Hart, Joan E.; Kunen, Kenneth

First Countable Continua and Proper Forcing
Assuming the Continuum Hypothesis,
there is a compact, first countable, connected space of weight $\aleph_1$
with no totally disconnected perfect subsets.
Each such space, however, may be destroyed by
some proper forcing order which does not add reals.
Keywords:connected space, Continuum Hypothesis, proper forcing, irreducible map Categories:54D05, 03E35 
