Vatnajökull – earthquakes during the last 48 hours Icelandic Met Office (hat tip Richard Smith)
Nanoparticles help scientists harvest light with solar fuels R&D Mag (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Pilot whales at risk of being stranded on Scottish beach Telegraph :-(
The worship of female pleasure Salon. This sounds like not just a cherry-picking of Tantra, but more than a bit of a distortion of it.
Children growing weaker as computers replace outdoor activity Guardian (hat tip Buzz Potamkin). Wow, I was a really fat sedentary kid and still had enough grip strength to hang from a chin up bar. Expect to see a lot of osteoporosis in this group when it gets older.
Whoops! Failed Armageddon Prophecies + Predictions ArmageddonLine (hat tip reader furzy mouse). This list has a longer historical sweep than most.
Angelenos furious over special ‘Gold Card’ for traffic tickets LA Times (hat tip reader bruno)
Our revolt is not Obama’s Guardian (hat tip reader May S)
Rising Literacy and a Shrinking Birth Rate Der Spiegel (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Bush-Era Tax Cuts Projected As Largest Contributor To Public Debt [CHART] Huffington Post (hat tip reader May S)
99ers and the Long-term Unemployed Are the Elephants in the Economic Recovery Room Layoff List (hat tip reader May S)
Judge sides with homeowners in foreclosure suit Salt Lake Tribune (hat tip Lisa Epstein). The story is not clear on the legal issues, but the remarkable bit is the servicer admits it has no idea who really owns the note.
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