Super-sized fleas adapted to feed off dinosaurs Nature (hat tip Lambert)
Far more cesium released from Kukashima than previously believed Asahi Shimbun (hat tip Lambert). I featured a video of a woman who went back into the quarantined zone take care of her cows. I hope she and they are OK.
Mexico City’s floating gardens threatened by urbanisation Guardian (hat tip Lambert)
7th Circuit approves warrantless searches of cell phones Reuters (hat tip Lambert)
All Dead Mormons Are Now Gay (hat tip reader Carol B). Some readers don’t like our trashier entires. I say too bad, we need a little comic relief on this blog.
Wikileaked Stratfor just a bit player McClatchy. Lambert says, correctly, that the story is juicier than the headline.
Top 5 Stratfor Revelations Juan Cole (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
U.S. ‘info ops’ programs dubious, costly USA Today (hat tip Lambert)
81% of Israelis Oppose Unilateral Strike on Iran Washington’s Blog
Gen. McCaffrey privately briefs NBC execs on war with Iran Glenn Greenwald (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
LTRO II MacroBusiness
Bundesbank at odds with ECB over loans Financial Times
ECB’s Mario Draghi raises the stakes with trillion euro gamble Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
James Murdoch steps down as NI head Financial Times (hat tip Buzz Potamkin). This is the outcome Rupert had been trying to forestall.
News Corp: father and son Financial Times
So, how did Rebekah Brooks end up borrowing a police horse? Independent. This just gets weirder and weirder.
@twitmeicks (hat tip Richard Smith). This is enough to make me reconsider my generally dim view of Twitter.
North Korea agrees to halt nuke program Korea Times (hat tip Lambert)
‘Sovereign citizen’ movement now on FBI’s radar McClatchy. Buzz Potamkin: A few deaths have this way of sharpening the mind.
The Political Economy of Artificial Constraints on Government Money Bill Black, Credit Writedowns
Larry Summers For World Bank: So Much Wrong, So Little Time Mark Gongloff, Huffington Post (hat tip reader Carol B)
Unbelievable Stress of Making “Only” $200,000 After Taxes Michael Shedlock
Wall Street cash bonuses fell 14% last year Financial Times. That’s MUCH less than all the moaning would have you believe. And consider: Bonuses Dip on Wall St., but Far Less Than Earnings New York Times. More proof that pay for performance is a myth.
Growing Number Of Americans Can’t Afford Food, Study Finds Huffington Post (hat tip reader Carol B)
Bank of America Running Debit Card System for Tax Returns in South Carolina Dave Dayen, Firedoglake (hat tip reader Carol B)
Corker to Donovan: How Will $26B Mortgage Settlement Impact People Saving for Retirement? LoanSafe (hat tip reader Paul T)
The 10 Best Cities To Buy Bank-Owned Properties Clusterstock
Fast, Furious at MF Global Wall Street Journal
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