Apologies for thinner than usual posts of my own. I’ve had a lot of related-to-blog but not post-generating activities, plus I’m behind the eight ball generally. I’ll be regrouping this week and hope to be closer to normal output soon.
Why Sex With Creatures from the Future Is a Bad Idea PopSci (hat tip reader Lance N). Aren’t a whole bunch of sci-fi plots based on precisely this premise?
The bare-faced truth about big fat liars Independent (hat tip reader Glenn C)
French nuclear power plant explosion heightens safety fears Guardian (hat tip reader May S)
Radioactive Cesium Is Found in Tokyo Tap Water for First Time Since April Bloomberg (hat tip reader May S)
Moment of truth for the eurozone Martin Wolf, Financial Times
Germany’s judges hold the euro’s fate in their hands Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph (hat tip reader Thomas B)
Can Italy Grow Its Way Out of Debt?Credit Writedowns
How Greece’s Political Elite Ruined the Country Der Speigel (hat tip reader Nick B)
Hiding in plain sight: Germany’s Neo-Nazis ditch skinhead look Independent (hat tip reader Jeremy B)
Collateral Transformation Services: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Economics of Contempt (hat tip Richard Smith)
Is Asbestos Defense Anti-Consumer? Adam Levitin, Credit Slips
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