Astronomy Picture of the Day Nasa (hat tip reader John M). Today you get the known universe.
Pretty women ‘anger more easily’ BBC (hat tip Michael T)
The Greek tragedy deserves a global audience Financial Times
Goldman Sachs staff must wait to hear size of bonuses Guardian (hat tip Michael T)
The fallout: Democrats rethinking health care bill Politco. I don’t see the Brown victory as being a repudiation of the health care reform as much as of Obama’s crony capitalist policies. But the immediate impact will be on the legislation.
The Greek tragedy deserves a global audience Martin Wolf, Financial Times. Reader Swedish Lex notes:
What I am mainly worried about is Germany’s intentions. The French would be quite inclined to pay the political price in order to save the euro. I can however not figure out Germany’s and Merkel’s intentions, neither what it wants with the EU on the whole and whether they are beginning to believe that the political and economic constraints that follow from a common currency with rowdy Southeners are a nuisance.
The sweetest usurious bastards John Hempton
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader Jon M, photo by his friend Byung Lee, who took it in Patagonia):