Evidence for Flowing Water on Mars Grows Stronger Scientific American.
Labour demands to know who bought access to No 10 Independent. Pass the popcorn.
Labour will try to force a minister to come to the Commons today to explain why the Tory co-treasurer, Peter Cruddas, was recorded boasting of the access a donor could buy for £250,000.
U.S. Sues AT&T Over Hearing-Impaired Call Service Fraud PC Magazine. Theory of the case? An IT system was deliberately specified to enable fraud. Er, like MERS and LPS?
The Wall Street multibillion scandal no one is talking about Fortune. LIBOR.
‘E-Mail to Corzine Said Transfer Was Not Customer Money‘ Times Dealbook. Look! Over there! (The transfer could only go down with deficient controls, a Sarbox violation by Corzine.)
The Bats Affair: When Machines Humiliate Their Masters Businessweek.
Why, these investors ask, do false prints and fat finger trades always happen on the downside, where they benefit hedge funds running computer-driven algorithms through high-frequency trading platforms like BATS, the largest of the independent exchanges.
Reality Check Big Picture.
Afghans: US paid $50K per shooting spree death AP. “Unusually large payouts.” Alrighty, then.
America: Crossing the Line Archdruid Report. When America became an empire.
Petition: Pass the Due Process Guarantee Act NOW (SW).
The report that could have cleared the Lockerbie bomber Sunday Glasgow Herald (KP). Published after five years of secrecy.
The Hunger Games – review Guardian.
City Fruit: Guerrilla Grafting. Occupy the trees!
The A380 and the Aviation Engineering Dilemma Der Speigel.
The anti–Walmart Reuters.
Making Prom Happen for Foster Care Girls FDL (SW).
Fatal attraction? Access to early retirement and mortality. Shuffleboard: The Silent Killer.
Philosopy and Social Knowledge. Perhaps some principles for the NC modeling permathread.
The Problems of Interpreting Data It’s more possible than not that this could be a must read.
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