12-mile-high dust devil photographed on surface of Mars McClatchy (Buzz Potamkin)
A revolution in botanical nomenclature Al Jazeera
Holy Week, When Authority Is the Villain Charles Pierce
Gina Barreca: Never talk politics with your family McClatchy. There’s usually cake!
Eric Schneiderman Urges Progressives to “Dig Deeper” to Transform the System New Deal 2.0. No comment. Needed.
Déjà vu Dot Con Economic Populist. Brutal “Jobs” Act takedown. Bucket shops aren’t the half of it.
Pay TV piracy Hits News Financial Review
“After ten years they let you cook the eggs…” Marginal Revolution
Are Apple And Amazon Destroying The Job Market? Business Insider
The Top Short-Term Threat to Humanity: The Fuel Pools of Fukushima Washington’s Blog
The Oakland Paradox: Obama, Weed And Guns. “Guns Don’t Kill People, Medical Marijuana Kills People”
From Brother to Brother, a Kidney, and a Life (Acquifer) Times. The worst health care system in the world, occasionally redeemed by random acts of kindness from those trapped within it.
Thomas Kinkade—“Painter Of Light”—Is Dead Buzzfeed. Unnerving images.
Climbing Mount Immortality: Death, Cognition and the Making of Civilization Scientific American
Golf-Ineffective Tiger apologises for Masters club-kicking Reuters. Schadenfreude.
Scientology’s ‘heretic': How Marty Rathbun became the arch-enemy of L Ron Hubbard devotees Independent (Buzz Potamkin)
To stream or not to stream- Is that the question? Occupy Oakland Media Collective
Sociopaths, closed minds and a bit of Mayan cosmology Bill Mitchell. How can you describe how a monetary system works if there is no money in the model?
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