One scientist’s hobby: recreating the ice age Associated Press (hat tip reader John M)
Where the weird things are: Meet the pangolin, the mammal that thinks it’s a reptile Independent (hat tip reader Buzz Potamkin). It actually looks cute.
Tuna group defies quota cut calls BBC. If we don’t stop eating bluefin, there will be no more bluefin.
Netherlands the ‘tallest nation’ Al Jazeera
Full-body scanners are waste of money, Israeli expert says Vancouver Sun (hat tip reader May S)
One-of-a-Kind Designs and Gifts Created Under Watchful Eyes New York Times. So this is how the US can compete in handicrafts?
Fairness and the cost of life for the poor in Britain OurKingdom (hat tip reader May S)
Civilian soldiers’ suicide rate alarming USA Today (hat tip reader May S)
Speaking Freely – Chalmers Johnson on American Hegemony Vimeo (hat tip reader May S)
Black Friday Sales Rise 0.3% as Shoppers Await Better Deals Bloomberg. So consumers are demanding deflation?
Number of the Week: 492 Days From Default to Foreclosure Wall Street Journal
Register of Deeds asks AG to investigate mortgage group Salem Gazette (hat tip reader Barbara W).
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