Yves is still hobnobbing with some pretty smart people over in Cambridge. So I am going to take another crack at the links, this time with your help. Thank you NC readers for the many Antidotes and links. I actually have more of both than I can publish. Still feel free to drop me a line with more (email is email@example.com, twitter address is twitter.com/edwardnh).
Bubbles lurk in government debt – Kenneth Rogoff, FT.com (hat tip Don)
A Math Primer on Sovereign Debt NY Times
Almost human: closest australopithicine primate found New Scientist
Housing market overheating: Royal LePage Globe & Mail (my view has been that Canadian housing was overheating pre-2008. I witnessed a lot of froth in places like Vancouver and Toronto and the whole of Alberta. You had to see all of the ‘luxury’ condos being built to know what I am talking about. Now all of that is back)
Junk has outperformed quality so far this year Mark Hulbert – MarketWatch
How Banks Dress Up Data to Hide Risk Wall Street Journal
Our universe at home within a larger universe? So suggests physicist’s wormhole research Science Daily (I think Mark Thoma has a post up on this)
First animals to live without oxygen discovered Science Daily (Hat tip John for this and the previous one)
Hewlett Packard outlines computer memory of the future BBC (hat tip Stevie B)
Soziale Gerechtigkeit: Die Mittelschicht betrügt sich selbst Spiegel Online (hat tip Peter)
Massachusetts Health Insurance “Market” Just Failed, And There’s Worse to Come Fire Dog Lake (i’d love to hear informed views on this article)
Home equity horror Rolfe Winkler
China’s currency: What can revaluation do? Ryan Avent (Krugman’s recent pieces chastising Joe Stiglitz miss the point. Revaluation gets us some but not all of the adjustment we want)
A Simple Reply to Krugman on Austrian Economics Arnold Kling
Antidotes du Jour hairless animals version. The cat (and supermodel) is from Knute (supermodel Behati Prinsloo included). The baby aardvark is from Mira. And the baby wombat is from May via the Daily Mail.