How food manufacturers turn mouldy, mislabelled or outright contaminated foods into edible — and profitable — goods Daily Mail (hat tip reader May S)
Arizona gun club lets children hold high-powered guns while posing for Christmas pictures Sideshow (hat tip Lambert Strether)
Study: Over Time, Even a Little Too Much Tylenol Can Kill Discover (hat tip reader Robert M). I don’t take Tylenol, period. Anything that can kill you if you take too much is not worth using, particularly when there are lots of alternatives.
3 Asset Managers Win $254 Million Powerball Lottery New York Times (hat tip reader Scott). I thought lotteries were a tax on people who were bad at math…
AT&T’s 11th-Hour Plan to Save Its Deal With T-Mobile New York Times
Have we passed peak travel? MacroBusiness
Crisis in Europe Tightens Credit Across the Globe New York Times. Did you notice the Times is now using more NC-like orange in its layout? We are apparently ahead of the MSM in more ways than one.
Just Another Goldman Sachs Take Over CounterPunch (hat tip reader 1 SK)
Back From China? American Prospect (hat tip reader Tim F)
Black Friday sales fail to dispel retail gloom Financial Times
Money Found in Britain May Belong to MF Global New York Times. Hhm, and JP Morgan, which was owed the money, asked a few, but not enough, questions.
Fannie and Freddie watchdog under fire Financial Times
US lenders review military foreclosures Financial Times. This is a disgrace. Violations of the Servicmans Civil Relief Act are criminal. So where are the prosecutions?
Lawyers’ Bonuses Under Pressure Wall Street Journal
Top 10 List of What Might Be Next For Barney Frank Outside the (Cardboard) Box (hat tip reader TomoftheNorth)
A Columnist Recants, but the WSJ Edit Page Won’t Hear it Columbia Journalism Review
At Top Colleges, Anti-Wall St. Fervor Complicates Recruiting New York Times. Mirabile dictu!
Antidote du jour. A capivara, photographed by reader Rodolfo in the Pantanal mid-west region of Brazil.