Artificial light: How man-made brightness has changed the way we live and see forever Independent (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Dead sharks found in Redwood Shores were suffering from internal bleeding, necropsy shows InsideBayArea (hat tip reader furzy mouse). Eeew.
Oral sex—further information from sexual assault cases Journal of the Forensic Science Society. Richard Smith says research shows I am wrong to doubt that there is such a thing as non-consensual fellatio.
At I.M.F., Men on Prowl and Women on Guard New York Times
Apple causes ‘religious’ reaction in brains of fans, say neuroscientists Digital Trends. I suspect former NeXT owners are immune.
Sir Fred Goodwin injunction: MPs declare ‘victory’ for freedom of speech Telegraph. NC (Richard
Smith and Ian Fraser) broke the superinjunction.
FBI lab reports on anthrax attacks suggest another miscue McClatchy (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Tepco Posts $15.28 Billion Loss Wall Street Journal. Wow, heretofore, only banks could lose this much money.
In Japan, Capitalists Who Fear Free Markets Floyd Norris, New York Times. The headline is wrong. Bankers are not capitalists.
The New Normal Golem XIV (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
Financial regulation: A shield asunder Financial Times
Watch out for tail risks hanging over Treasuries Gillian Tett, Financial Times
When Regulators Side With the Industries They Regulate Simon Johnson, New York Times
Insurers Told to Justify Rate Increases Over 10 Percent New York Times (hat tip reader furzy mouse). Why not anything higher than the rate of inflation?
Making Things in America Paul Krugman, New York Times
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