By lambert strether of Corrente
Have Scientists Found Two Different Higgs Bosons? Scientific American
UN tells Ghana to release Argentine ship FT. A defeat for Elliott vulture fund.
UBS faces $1.6 billion fine over Libor rigging: paper Reuters. Cost of doing business.
A Light in the 401(k) Tunnel Gretchen Morgenson, Times
The Geography of U.S. Gun Violence Atlantic
On the Guns Thing, I would Just Like to Point Out… The Global Sociology Blog
Our Moloch Gary Wills, NRYB
Some Observations on the Gun Control Debate Center for a Stateless Society. Dunno about the Borderers, but the rest seems unexceptionable.
Fracking’s Future Harvard Magazine
The positive power of negative thinking Globe and Mail. “Negative visualization generates a vastly more dependable calm.” Stocking stuffer for NC readers?
Saving Economics from the Economists Ronald Coase, HBR
Sowing Scarcity The New Inquiry
Inequality: power vs human capital Stumbling and Mumbling
Expect Much More Budget Crises Matt Yglesias
The National Intelligence Council’s (NIC) Global Trends Report Appallingly, available digitally only in proprietary data formats.
The Woes of an American Drone Operator Der Speigel
Hackers backdoor the human brain, successfully extract sensitive data ExtremeTech (Aquifer). Kinda sorta.
Beef’s Raw Edges Kansas City Star
The impossibility of tablet-native journalism Felix Salmon, Reuters. Bloggers take note.
Ring Cycle New Yorker
Defying Gravity Dan Froomkin, Nieman Reports