African elephant is two species, researchers say BBC (hat tip reader John M)
Ding-Ding-Ding! Electric Cars Likely To Be Made Noisier By Law GreenCarReports
Hellfire at Christmas? Lesley Hazleton
The $20,000 Pet SmartMoney
Down and Out on $250,000 a Year Fiscal Times (hat tip reader Mary S)
Blogger gets 33 months for threatening Chicago judges on Internet Christian Science Monitor. Readers will clearly need to moderate talk of tar, feathering, and pitchforks.
Scaling laws for cities Steve Hsu (hat tip Richard Smith, via Alea)
A mineral fund for Afghanistan Foreign Policy (hat tip reader May S)
Walker Awards al-Haramain for Executive Branch Surveillance Abuse bmaz FireDogLake
How to Be President in a Fact-Free America The Nation (hat tip reader May S)
Losing Hope About a Recovery Economix Blog (hat tip reader Scott)
Basel liquidity rules, going neo-medieval FTAlphaville
Embedded financial journalism at its worst Ian Fraser (hat tip Richard Smith)
On Obama’s Failure To Carry Out His Elected Mandate To Reform Jesse. Today’s must read.
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