World views US ‘more positively’ BBC. Don’t get too excited, this is improvement from a very low level.
Octopus sex more sophisticated than arm-wrestling PhysOrg
Britain faces up to the prospect of house prices American-style Financial Times
Hope over Tasmanian Devil cancer BBC
Deutsche Telekom/T-Mobile demands Engadget Mobile discontinue using the color magenta Endgadget
Opening Polemic April 1 2008 Across the Curve. Be sure to read the closing paragraphs
Why Is Congress So Anxious to Make Homeownership Unaffordable? Dean Baker
Analysts: 200,000 Banking Industry Layoffs Predicted Huffington Post. And, predictably, two people who said they were in real estate (that means they are brokers) were trying to tell some chump in line in the grocery store that the next six months is the time to buy real estate in Manhattan.
The Liquidity Society Michael Panzner
Antidote du jour:
The FT writes re the British housing market: “Deposits are being imposed that require home buyers to have an equity stake in the property from the start.” My lord, the sky is falling!