Photographer Has His Canon 5D Mark II Kidnapped and Killed by a Lion PetaPixel (Robert M)
Working wonders without water out West The Daily Climate (Aquifer)
Outbreaks of Foodborne Illnesses Are Becoming Harder to Detect Scientific American (Aquifer)
Hopes of Home Fade Among Japan’s Displaced New York Times (Aquifer)
de Tocqueville in China Global Economic Intersection
19/8a Wylde Street Potts Point NSW 2011 Sydney real estate porn! Disclosure: I’ve been to parties at this apartment (I lived about a seven minute walk up McCleay Street), so it’s sort of sad to see it on sale. The communal garden is a really nice feature.
Goodbye Europe- live BBC World Service (David W)
Protesters descend on Tahrir Square Guardian
Obama’s Drone Problem New Yorker. Lambert: “Interesting since The New Yorker is, like, totally in the tank for Obama.”
Revenge of the Reality-Based Community Bruce Bartlett
More Austerity Advice From the Very Rich: Buffett On Deficits! New Economic Perspectives
Tim Geithner’s Lead Negotiating Position on Fiscal Slope Should Cause Concern Dave Dayen, Firedoglake. Since I beat up on Andrew Ross Sorkin so often, I must point out that he was the first one I saw call Jacob Lew as Obama’s pick for Treasury, and that was a full month ago.
Democrats Angling to Ignore Base in Fiscal Slope Deal Dave Dayen, Firedoglake (Carol B). The only problem I have with this piece is that it implies that this is different than what the Democrats do every day of the week.
Naked Ambition in Speaker’s Office: AIDS Activists Strip on Hill Bloomberg. Aha! This is THE APPROACH to the fiscal cliff nonsense. But the hell with having cute young people get naked. We need the catfood crowd to show up in their birthday suits, the more decrepit the better: quadruple bipass scars, knee replacement scars, war wounds, etc. And former hippies would be in the right age cohort…the display would fry Congresscritters’ circuits.
http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/racs-/-icd-9-/-icd-10/municipal-bonds-rates-at-lowest-levels-since-lyndon-johnson-presidency.html Becker’s Hospital Review (Aquifer)
Cyber Sales Jump Not So High Wall Street Journal
How Damon Runyon Would Have Explained Jon Corzine LiveJournal. Still relevant
Antidote du jour (Lance N). Leopard mating dance, courtesy Telegraph: