“Zombie” Fly Parasite Killing Honeybees Scientific American (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Extinctions from Climate Change Underestimated LiveScience (hat tip reader Aquifer)
Poisonous Herb Spices Cat Stew in Felonious Pot New York Times (hat tip reader Buzz Potamkin). People who eat cats deserve to die anyhow.
San Diego naval hospital testing unusual PTSD treatment Los Angeles Times. Reader barrisj points out that the prevalence and severity of PTSD in Iraq and Afghanistan vets is the bigger news item than the possible treatment.
Mark Zuckerberg’s Outrageous Week in Uruguay Gawker (hat tip Lambert Strether). Acquired situational narcissism.
File-Sharing Recognized as Official Religion in Sweden TorrentFreak (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Israeli students to get $2,000 to spread state propaganda on Facebook Electronic Intifada. So how much is the State Department paying US students to spread our propaganda?
Oil Price Would Skyrocket if Iran Closed the Strait of Hormuz New York Times. We first said that in January 2007.
Spain sees €50bn of new bank provisions Financial Times
ECB/Fed Support for the European Banking System – 750 billion USD, and counting … Credit Writedowns
A President Alone Can End the Federal Drug War Jon Walker, Firedoglake. So you can know where to assign blame.
Iowa result generates Republican confusion Financial Times. Maybe I am too jaded, but his looks like the political equivalent of pump and dump to me.
A Fight for Post Offices and Towns’ Souls New York Times
First step in stripping troublemakers of their citizenship Lambert Strether
Brace Yourself! The American Empire Is Over & The Descent Is Going To Be Horrifying! Plutocracy Files (hat tip reader rjs)
Methods in a Cat-Litter Ad Don’t Pass a Judge’s Smell Test New York Times (hat tip Buzz Potamkin). Judge Rakoff strikes again!
House Committee Focusing on Ratings Firms Evals of MF Global Wall Street Journal (hat tip reader Hecht)
The Restatement of Property and the Road to Mortgagocracy Adam Levitin. This is REALLY important and depressing.
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