Are Pets Psychic? A Cambridge Scientist Believes So Wake Up World. I’m not impressed by the science, but the stories are still nice.
Kim Dotcom wins bail in fight against U.S. extradition Reuters (hat tip Lambert)
Facebook’s nudity and violence guidelines are laid bare Guardian (hat tip reader John L)
Secretive Navy SEALs take starring role in new film Yahoo. Lambert: Wow! How secretive is that! Me: They must be having trouble with recruiting.
Steve McQueen blames US fear of sex for Michael Fassbender’s Oscars snub Guardian (hat tip reader John L)
Midwest Farmland Prices Update for the Year 2011 Big Picture Agriculture
China’s Flash PMI remains weak MacroBusiness
Greece races to meet bail-out demands Financial Times
Greece Bailout 2.0 BNN. Our Marshall Auerback gives a useful overview.
Standby for the third Greek bailout Bill Mitchell
Greek debt accord hostage to political passions Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
Photo Gallery: Germans Go Nuts at Carnival Der Spiegel (hat tip furzy mouse)
Experts Say Iran Attack Is Irrational, Yet Hawks Are Winning the Debate Daily Beast (hat tip reader May S)
Iraq: This Year’s Official Executions Already Surpass 2011′s AntiWar (hat tip reader May S)
The American Century Is Over—Good Riddance The Chronicle (hat tip reader May S)
The Tea Party’s war on mass transit Salon (hat tip reader May S). From last week, still relevant.
Obama Offers to Cut Corporate Tax Rate to 28% New York Times
EXCLUSIVE: The Memo that Larry Summers Didn’t Want Obama to See Noam Scheiber, The New Republic
Justice Kagan sides with the Right on Miranda Glenn Greenwald
We need to know who funds these thinktank lobbyists Guardian (hat tip reader May S)
“No unemployed need apply” McClatchy (hat tip Lambert)
Has America Lost its Drive? Part 2 Angry Bear
National Mortgage…Fiasco? The Investigative Fund
Legal Fees Mount at Fannie and Freddie Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times
Case collapse hits efforts to curb bribery Financial Times. No wonder Lanny Breuer keeps saying it is tough to prosecute executives. He sucks at it.
Under Volcker, Old Dividing Line in Banks May Return New York Times (hat tip reader Michael C)
Creepy model watch mathbabe
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