Plastic chemicals ‘feminise boys’ BBC. I can buy the theory that plastics have a health impact, but I am immediately suspicious of a study that defines a propensity to play with toy cars as an indicator of masculine behavior (this from someone whose favorite toy at age 3 was a crash car. My youthful fascination with machinery that comes apart spectacularly seems to have found an adult outlet).
The Coming Nuclear Crisis MIT Technology Review. How come no one is talking about Peak Uranium?
Ripe for the Plucking, but Fewer Dare to Try New York Times
What Stinkin’ Inflation? PPI Edition EconomPic Data
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Leveraging Big-Time by Local Development Companies Victor Shih (hat tip reader Michael)
Mummy Scans Show Clogged Arteries as ‘Old as Moses’ in Study Bloomberg (hat tip reader DoctoRx
Climate Rage Naomi Klein, Rolling Stone (hat tip reader John D)
KDB’s Min Rues ‘Very Good Opportunity’ Missed in Lehman Failure Bloomberg. Further support for my pet theory that Lehman could have found an investor and Fuld himself blew the deal
Chance of Great Depression Now 5%… Brad DeLong
How do we pay for all this? The Monthly (video of Steve Keen, hat tip reader Skippy)
Balderdash (n) – fiddle-faddle, piffle (trivial nonsense), hokum Cassandra. I do enjoy Bernanke bashing.
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