Coming Soon: LEGO Human Organs Kokatu (hat tip reader John D)
Shark mystery solved: Why threshers have huge tails BBC (hat tip reader John M)
Disaster unfolds slowly in the Gulf of Mexico Boston Globe (hat tip reader JoJo)
U.S. Said to Allow Drilling Without Needed Permits and Size of Oil Spill Underestimated, Scientists Say New York Times. Why am I not surprised?
A volcano of oil erupting Examiner. Eeek.
Barack Obama, the president of the European Council Jean Quatremer (ht tip reader Swedish Lex)
Europe aid package boosts bonds, not euro MarketWatch. Reducing the attack on gov’t funding costs was the real target; having the euro cheaper is a plus to eurozone members.
Morgan Stanley’s Doomed Baldwin CDOs Thwarted ‘Natural Process’ Bloomberg. Our Tom Adams is quoted prominently.
Rating Agencies Face Curbs Wall Street Journal
Interchange Amendment Passes Senate 64-33 Adam Levitin, Credit Slips
Richard Abrams: debunking free marketarianism Linda Beale
CSI: Chicago FT Alphaville. More on the Thursday meltdown
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