Australia reveals prototype ‘bionic’ eye Raw Story (hat tip reader John D).
A Samsung Robot In Every Home By 2020? h+ (hat tip reader David C)
Meat vs. Miles Columbia Journalism Review
James Lovelock: Humans are too stupid to prevent climate change Guardian (hat tip reader John D)
The True Causes Underlying the Moscow Metro Bombings OilPrice (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
Rent party Corrente
Obama warns of Iran threat to world economy Financial Times. The headline appears to represent Obama’s remarks accurately. So we want to avoid war in the Middle East….not because a lot of locals and US troops would die, no, it’s because a Middle Eastern war would be bad for the economy. Help me.
Irish banks face shortfall of €32bn Financial Times. The bank black hole is 20% of GDP
Why Germany cannot be a model for the eurozone Martin Wolf, Financial Times. This is pretty grim, even by his often dour standards.
Bill Black: To Own a Country, Rob a Bank New Deal 2.0
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