Flamingos use ‘make-up’ Telegraph
Bat disease threatens ecological catastrophe Independent (hat tip reader May S)
The psychopathic parrot who’s ruining my life (and it’s all my feather-brained children’s fault) Daily Mail (hat tip reader May S). This story is so peculiar it’s probably true.
Verizon Wireless pays FCC $25M for years of false data charges Washington Post
Johann Hari: Protest works. Just look at the proof Independent (hat tip reader May S)
The Post Election GOP War on Financial Reform Mike Konczal
Still plenty to play for on the Dodd-Frank bill Gillian Tett
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