‘Sit! Stay! Snuggle!’: An Iraq Vet Finds His Dog Tuesday Wall Street Journal. Puppies Behind Bars, a not-for-profit that trains these dogs, is a very good organization.
Why the #$%! Do We Swear? For Pain Relief Scientific American
€400bn energy plan to harness African sun Independent (hat tip reader John D)
Swine Flu Packs Bigger Jolt for Obese as ‘Striking’ Link Found Bloomberg. Looks like it thins the herd, literally
Palin’s Route to Resignation: Missteps and Ignored Advice New York Times
Note by ‘teenage scribbler’ causes sensation Financial Times
Undermining the Home Ownership Imperative Michael Panzner
Boiling the Frog Paul Krugman
Lennar Confirms Bad Drywall in Homes Wall Street Journal (hat tip DoctoRx). Repairs cost $100,000 per home.
Complete Fleecing of the Sheeple Ben Bitroff
GE – Big Numbers This Week Bruce Krasting
Lloyds braced for £13bn writeoff Time Online (hat tip DoctoRx)
The Tipping Point: Fascinating but mythological? William Easterly. Important.
Why Negative Nominal Interest Rates Miss the Point Scott Fullwiler (hat tip reader Marshall)
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