MILKY WAY STUFFED WITH 50 BILLION ALIEN WORLDS DiscoveryNews
Vatican Condemns Monsanto Genetically Modified Crops as “New Form of Slavery” Natural Society (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Hostess, Maker of Twinkies, Files for Bankruptcy New York Times. I have to admit I liked all of that close-to-plastic food when I was a kid.
Coke: Fungicide Found in Orange Juice Wall Street Journal
Really? The Claim: Grief Can Cause a Heart Attack New York Times
Climate-Related Severe Weather Made 2011 Costliest Year on Record: Reports Common Dreams (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Homeland Security Given Green Light to Monitor American Journalists Yahoo. Bruce Krasting said this means me, but I don’t get it. Since I work off of information in the public domain and pretty much everything I think is already on the blog and I am chained to my computer, I’m not sure what there is to monitor (my boring Amazon purchases?). Of course, most “journalists” cultivate sources, which makes them more surveillance worthy, I suppose.
What’s a FabFi? Fabfolk (hat tip Lambert). Contingency planning for life after SOPA.
China Snubs Geithner on Iran Oil, Japan to Cut Bloomberg. Hah, we called this one.
More murder of Iranian scientists: still terrorism? Glenn Greenwald
Chart of the Day: Greek workers work 48% more hours than Germans Credit Writedowns
The unprecedented behaviour of the central banks Gavyn Davies, Financial Times (hat tip reader Scott)
Why the Tea Party Needs Mitt Thomas Frank, TomDispatch (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Buffett Challenges Republicans on Donations, Time Says Bloomberg., FYI the Bloomberg headline is better.
Japan and Canada warn on Volcker rule impact Financial Times. What sexual favors were exchanged for THIS to happen?
MF Global Customers Wrapped in Red Tape Wall Street Journal
Farmers Sue Jon Corzine Over Missing Millions ABC (hat tip reader Aquifer). Anyone seen the claim?
Credit Card Firms: They Don’t Just Steal From Cardholders Matt Taibbi (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Truth-In-Mortgage Documents Lynn Szymoniak
Open Models (part 1) mathbabe
I Was Shitting You People – A Message From Ayn Rand Goblinbooks (hat tip Lambert)
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