The Science Behind Honey’s Eternal Shelf Life Smithsonian
Should Fukushima’s radioactive water be dumped at sea? New Scientist
Elliott vs Argentina: It’s not over yet Felix Salmon, Reuters
Are we close to a recession? (update) Angry Bear. No; handy chart.
Bhide: Pick a ‘Boring’ Fed Chair Because Supervision Is the Key and It Requires ‘Dullness’ William R. Black, HuffPo. “Only a finance theorist or economist could think that bank supervision is ‘boring’ and that macroeconomics is thrilling.”
Inside the last-minute scramble to stand-up Obamacare Sarah Kliff, WaPo. “Stand up” is such a tell. Insiderese, fallacy of composition, pervasive in the Iraqi “reconstruction.” Three years to implement, but LBJ “stood up” Medicare in one year, when mainframes roamed the earth?
Covered California enrollment website may not be ready by Oct. 1 LA Times. Out-of-control bloatware project slips date. Film at 11.
Obamacare’s Hierarchy of Privilege National Review. Even a blind pig finds a truffle every so often.
Obamacare Gives Children Cavities CEPR. Still no solid statistical evidence that ObamaCare has increased part-time work.
The Elderly May Not Be As Taxing As Generally Thought A Taxing Matter
Big Brother Is Watching Watch
Don’t Fly During Ramadan /var/null (diptherio). Must read.
Making Sense from Snowden: What’s Significant in the NSA Surveillance Revelations [PDF] IEEE Computer and Reliability Societies. Another must read, albeit long form.
Awesome photo choice by WaPo Corrente. Obama, announcing panel, wink winks. Did he nudge nudge?
NSA used PRISM surveillance on Kim Dotcom The Enquirer
Scoring the game so far: NSA is winning, we’re losing Fabius Maximus
“The Short Answer is No, but Keep Reading” Official White House Response to “We request that Obama be impeached for the following reasons.”
Binding China to new superpower rules Asia Times
Can Egypt learn from Thailand? Bamgkok Pundit
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is not about free trade. It’s a corporate coup d’etat–against us! Hightower Lowdown. Yikes.
Race for Resources: Warm to Investors, Greenland Opens Up Online WSJ. Mining.
An intelligent network conquers the countryside RWE Magazine (Optimader)
Well and Truly Fracked The Archdruid Report
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