Charles Davies Sherborn, the Natural History Museum’s ‘magpie with a card-index mind’ Telegraph (hat tip reader Thomas B)
The Half-life of Words Paul Kedrosky
Are Chemicals Making Us Fat? TruthOut (hat tip reader May S)
China’s debt crisis ‘solvable’: Standard Chartered MarketWatch (hat tip reader May S)
Mother of Alleged French DSK Victim Had Sex With Him Years Earlier [Updated] New York Magazine. Yowza.
Merkel losing her party’s old guard Ed Harrison
Murdoch humbly pleads ignorance Financial Times. Brilliant headline.
News Corp Political Contributions (hat tip reader Tim S)
CIA veteran: Israel to attack Iran in fall Aljazeera (hat tip reader Crocodile Chuck)
Ralph Nader: Obama is a “Political Coward” for Not Picking Elizabeth Warren to Head Consumer Bureau Democracy Now (hat tip reader Psychoanalytus)
Leaving D.C., Warren ponders run for Senate Boston Globe. She does not sound eager at all, and as an astute political commentator noted, “She can’t carry on like this and be viable, even for two weeks.”
McConnell plan makes choices public Matt Stoller, Politico
The Glenn Beck / DeBeers Connection Paul Krugman
Homeowners in Denial About Value of Properties New York Times
Why Fair Bosses Fall Behind Harvard Business Review (hat tip reader May S)
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader James B):