Fasting for Lent Forces Hyenas to Change Diet Science Daily
In the Climate Casino: An Exchange New York Review of Books
Just how big are porn sites? Extreme Tech. Big.
How Twitter Makes the Internet More Local Foreign Affairs
National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo)
Architect of Fed’s ‘Operation Twist’ quits FT. Door? Revolving? What?
He says he’s baffled that President Barack Obama plans to sign a law today that amounts to an open invitation for fraud. “I wish legislators would consult with people like me before they write something like this,” he says, sounding dead serious about the offer. “I could tell them, ‘I know what your intent was with this wording, but we can get around it so easily, it cracks me up.”’
Investors’ Prying Eyes Blinded by New Law Wall Street Journal
Pecan Buyers Shelled by Bad Data WSJ. Also, too, gasoline and corn.
Rhode Island’s fiscal reforms offer hope Gillian Tett FT. To whom?
Gilroy to pay $1.275 million in police shooting San Francisco Chronicle
The Rise of the ‘Brogrammer’ Businessweek
News organizations protest closure of Guantanamo hearing McClatchy. For “mistreatment” read “torture.”
Witness for the Prosecution Scott Horton, Harpers
The Invisible Army New Yorker
What’s all the fuzz about money? Al Jazeera English
Shortage of Apartments Will Not Create a Building Boom John Lounsbury
Downward Bankruptcy Filing Trend Continues Bob Lawless, Credit Slips
JPMorgan in Talks Over Missing MF Global Customer Money Times Dealbook. “Perhaps inadvertently.”
‘London Whale’ Rattles Debt Market Wall Street Journal
The impact of corporate governance in financial institutions Hamid Mehran, Alan Morrison, Joel Shapiro, VoxEU
CEOs and the Candle Problem Nature. Must read (LS).
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