PLAGUE of SEX CRAZED MONSTER GRASSHOPPERS to hit East Coast The Register (Dr. Kevin)
A Quantum Computer Aces Its Test New York Times (Ricard Smith)
Coke acts to fend off obesity criticism Financial Times
Microsoft has just blown its oldest trick John Gapper, Financial Times
Druckenmiller: Australian dollar to fall hard MacroBusiness
Deadly fire in Bangladesh factory BBC. And an update on the death toll in the factory collapse: nearly 900.
China may not overtake America this century after all Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Defense secretary worries sexual assault in military nearing a tipping point Christian Science Monitor
Obama Did It for the Money TruthDig (Richard R)
Homeland Security CIO resigned this week Washington Post
House Moves To Gut Derivatives Regulations Again Firedoglake (Carol B)
Another ex-Wilmington Trust officer guilty of fraud Philly (Paul Tioxon)
VIDEO: Cooper Union Students Take Over President’s Office, Hold Vote of No Confidence (Update) Village Voice (Lambert)
Reinhart and Rogoff publish formal correction Financial Times
The dark side of home schooling: creating soldiers for the culture war Guardian. I haven’t gone looking, but I bet no US MSM outlet has the nerve to touch this issue.
UPDATED: Heritage Report Author: Hispanic Immigrants May Never “Reach IQ Parity With Whites” Media Matters. This sort of stereotyping, sadly, has a long history. For instance, Irish immigrants were widely seen as intellectually deficient in the mid-1800s.
8th Grade Student: Why So Much Advertising on Pearson Tests? Diane Ravitch (inverness)
The IIF implodes Felix Salmon
Big Banks Push Back Against Tighter Rules Wall Street Journal
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And a bonus (Chuck L). I particularly liked this video: