Bats evolved to fix DNA from damage caused by flight ars technica (Carol B)
Coral Reefs Could Be Decimated by 2100 ScienceNOW
Cleverer still Economist
Scientists discover how our brains categorize and map everything we see ExtremeTech (Carol B)
How ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Talks Hit the Wall Wall Street Journal
Fiscal Fail: Don’t Believe The Cliff Hype Huffington Post. This piece is more important than the headline would lead you to believe. Be sure to read it.
Democrats, Social Security and the Fiscal Cliff Counterpunch
NYSE sale to ICE and the death of stocks MarketWatch (Carol B)
Morgan Stanley Banker Who Stabbed Cab Driver Fired by Firm Dave Dayen, Firedoglake
One Nation Under God? New York Times (skippy)
On Killing Sprees Ian Welsh. Carol B suggested this as a must read and I agree.
Antidote du jour (Lambert):