Memory Foraging: When the Brain Behaves Like a Bee Scientific American
On the Border Between Matter and Anti-Matter: Nanoscientists Find Long-Sought Majorana Particle Science Daily (furzy mouse)
All Five Star Trek Captains Unite at London Event Vancouver Sun (Valissa)
U.S. Senator Tours Fukushima, Warns Situation Worse Than Reported …Urges Japan to Accept International Help to Stabilize Dangerous Spent Fuel Pools George Washington’s Blog. “A small, makeshift sea wall erected out of bags of rock.”
‘Full Crisis Mode’ Returns to Spain Guardian
Spanish-Bailout Chatter Rising Marketbeat, Online WSJ
The Secret Service’s Prostitution Problem The New Yorker
Rousseff Warns of Tsunami of Money Rio Times
Personalizing Civil Liberties Abuses Glenn Greenwald, Salon. First, they came for the Muslims.
The Rise of the Killer Drones: How America Goes to War in Secret Rolling Stone (barrisj)
Texts from Drone. The trope of the moment.
Chriss Street: Orange County’s Iceberg Dead Ahead Testosterone Pit
Wells Fargo Now A Major Shareholder In For-Profit Prisons Crooks & Liars (furzy mouse)
“The Migration Myth” Economist’s View. ALEC pins the bogometer yet again.
The Games Politicans Play With Employment Statistics Economic Populist
LA area Port Traffic increases in March, Exports Hit New Record Calculated Risk
Ishihara Shintaro Proposes the Purchase of the Senkaku Islands Japan Security Watch. “Deliciously interesting and mildly deranged.”
South Korea’s Economic Reforms – A Recipe for Unhappiness Guardian, Ha-Joon Chang (Aquifer)
Six degrees of Aggregation: How The Huffington Post Ate the Internet Columbia Journalism Review
Herbert Hoover: “Nothing is more important than balancing the budget with the least increase in taxes.” The American Presidency Project, via Credit Slips
Deny the Facts When They Contradict the Theory Bill Mitchell
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