RoboBees: Robotic insects make first controlled flight (w/ video) Phys.org. Principal Investigator: Theodorus Nitz.
Wright Brothers Flight Legacy Hits New Turbulence National Geographic (Valissa)
Transcript: Yves Smith Interview Harry Shearer (KL)
Jobs data link fest
The Employment Situation Angry Bear
Understanding the painfully slow jobs recovery Felix Salmon, Reuters
Today’s numbers Warren Mosler
Dark side to jobs report: Big drop in hours worked MarketWatch (SW)
April Caps Off Continuing Weak Rail Trends Pragmatic Capitalist
Mortgage processor executive gets up to 20 years Detroit News. Docx’s Lorraine Brown.
Obama goes wobbly Eugene Robinson, WaPo. The Washington Generals aren’t “wobbly.”
Is Obama Already a Lame Duck? Nooners, WSJ
Nullification campaign advances in multiple states MaddowBlog. Guns.
South Carolina bill criminalizes Obamacare RT. More nullification. Haven’t we seen this movie before?
A few remarks on the Oregon Medicaid study Marginal Revolution
The Cold Truth About Emotional Investing Online WSJ
Lucid Dream Mask Turns Bedtime into ‘Inception’ ABC. Interesting if true.
The cost of hand-to-mouth living Gillian Tett, FT
Drawing Blood: Being a Poor Person in America Post-Swag Poetics (MR)
Antidote du jour (MR):