BREAKING NEWS: Woman Gives Birth To Baby Huffington Post
“Hockey stick graph” climate researcher’s defamation suit to go forward ars technica (Chuck l)
Student Science Experiment Finds Plants Won’t Grow Near Wi-fi Router Waldorf Today (furzy mouse)
Vibrating bicycle seat cover provides new incentive to cycle to work DailyMail (Chuck L)
A Black Box for Car Crashes New York Times. Ugh.
A brewing storm in the Western Pacific Asia Times
More bad news on China’s economy Walter Kurtz
China capitulates Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Dutch housing bust intensifies MacroBusiness
Syria rebels could have US arms soon Guardian
American Weapons Linked To Outbreak Of Birth Defects And Cancer In Iraq DS Wright, Firedoglake. Further confirmation..
Big Brother is Watching You Watch:
GOP insurrection heats up over surveillance Salon (Lambert). You need to read this.
White House makes plea to scrap Amash curbs on NSA Guardian. Hahaha, the Administration is breaking a sweat!
NSA says it can’t search its own e-mails ars technica. As Chuck L points out, a feature, not a bug.
NSA Shouldn’t Get to Delay Court Review of Spying, Opponents Say Courthouse News (Deontos)
10 signs your co-worker is a spy MarketWatch
Obama donors keep sending those checks Politco (Carol B)
Nate Silver Went Against the Grain for Some at The Times New York Times
Penn Study Finds Safety in Cities, More Risk in Rural Areas NBC 10 Philadelphia (Carol B)
Don’t Let Bankruptcy Fool You: Detroit’s Not Dead Atlantic. Housing is so cheap that maybe a bunch of us should go colonize it. But you do have those Michigan winters as an offset.
S.E.C. Says Texas Man Operated Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme New York Times. Your humble blogger said Bitcoin = prosecution futures.
US plans criminal charges against SAC Capital Financial Times
Elizabeth Warren Wants To Take This Goldman Sachs Aluminum Story And Run Right Over Wall Street With It Clusterstock. I gotta say, I love these Daily Mail-ish headlines.
Sorry, commodities are a poor diversification tool FT Alphaville
Market turbulence revives ETF fears Financial Times
Easing of Mortgage Curb Weighed Wall Street Journal
The New Economics of Part-Time Employment, Continued New York Times
The New Sick-onomy? Examining the Entrails of the U.S. Employment Situation Dan Alpert. A very good “one stop shopping” post on what is wrong with the American jobs market.
The Disutility of Work Pieria
Antidote du jour (Agnus):