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Bees work together to keep cluster cool PhysOrg (Lambert)
Ban on in-flight calling proposed because people talking is annoying ars technica (Chuck L)
The 90/10 rule as applied to medical practitioners Ian Welsh (Carol B)
Intellectuals on a Mission New York Times (furzy mouse)
Gillian Tett Forget the Fed, watch out for a Tokyo ‘taper’ Gillian Tett, Financial Times
EU watchdog aims to cool Bitcoin fever Financial Times
An “entire generation” faces being locked-out MacroBusiness. UK housing.
Britain’s negotiating hand in Europe has never been as strong before Ambrose Evans-Prithchard, Telegraph
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
How strange is too strange for bedfellows? Pruning Shears
Panel Is Said to Urge Restraints on N.S.A. Surveillance New York Times. Getting in front of a mob and trying to call it a parade.
Polk on Gas Weapons in the ME Sic Semper Tyrannis (Chuck L)
Would All State-Based Exchanges Have Been Just as Problematic? Jon Walker, Firedoglake (Carol B)
Obamacare: Californians signing up at a stunning rate San Jose Mercury. 1/3 off all people enrolled so far are in CA.
Oregon signs up just 44 people for Obamacare despite spending $300 million Washington Examiner (Chuck L)
New Obama Adviser Brings Corporate Ties New York Times. Dog bites man.
Did Congress just pass a bill of attainder punishing a dead man? McClatchy (Chuck L)
Drop animal cruelty charge against undercover investigator in Colorado Change.org. Yes, I know, another petition, but I hope you will sign. This notion of criminalizing people for videoing corporate animal abuse is both a wast of prosecutorial resources and terrible policy.
What It Means: LA Sheriff’s Deputies Rough Up Foreign Diplomat Peter Van Buren, Firedoglake (Chuck L). Yowza.
U.S. Government Nastygram Shuts Down One-Man Bitcoin Mint Wired. I said Bitcoin was prosecution futures!
Occupy the SEC shows us all how to occupy Cathy O’Neil
The Ever-Expanding Government Meme Lives On Menzie Chinn, Econbrowser
INITIAL JOBLESS CLAIMS UNEXPECTEDLY SPIKE Business Insider
Inventories pose near-term risks to US growth Walter Kurtz
Payday Regulation and Financial Security Adam Levitin, Credit Slips
The American horror show MacroBusiness
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