Officials capture one-ton crocodile that ate 4 people New York Post (furzy mouse)
Mortgage Loan Originations Lowest on Record Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis
This couple built their own tiny home for $10,000 Yahoo Finance
Long-Term Unemployment and Older Workers Conversable Economist
A New Idea on Bank Capital Liberty Street Economics
Five Reasons Not To Raise Venture Capital Model View Culture
Rich people rule! WaPo (MS)
Judging Obamacare state by state MarketWatch
How politics makes us stupid Ezra Klein, Vox. “A political movement that fools itself into crafting national policy based on bad evidence is a political movement that will, sooner or later, face a reckoning at the polls.”
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
L.P.D.: LIBERTARIAN POLICE DEPARTMENT The New Yorker. Cf. Philip K. Dick’s Ubik.
A giant art installation targets predator drone operators #NotABugSplat. We should do the same thing in this country as a pre-emptive strike.
When banksters recruit trolls! the unbalanced evolution of homo sapiens
Critical crypto bug exposes Yahoo Mail, other passwords Russian roulette-style Ars Technica. Even after patches released.
The decline of the mobile web Chris Dixon
Ephemeral Apps Schneier on Security
Stanford Eclipses Harvard as Applicants Eye Innovation Focus Bloomberg. When did “innovation” become a thing? One suspects when there stopped being any. Bill Gates used to talk about innovation at Microsoft all the time, which was obviously ridiculous.
How Does The NPR Distinguish “Protesters” From “Mobs”? Moon of Alabama
Can Ukraine’s Richest Man Prevent a War? Bloomberg
A glimpse inside the Kremlin puppetmaster’s mind FT. “[A] uniquely [sic] post-Soviet profession has controlled the vast theatre of ‘managed democracy inside Russia.”
UN envoy: Rohingya persecution ‘could amount to crimes against humanity’ Asian Correspondent
USDA estimates that 31% of the food supply is lost and uneaten U.S. Food Policy
The Tower of David – Venezuela’s “vertical slum” Reuters. Gibson’s “The Bridge” in RL, except in a skyscraper.
The Hare Psychopathy Checklist Jesse’s Cafe Americain. Handy checklist for the fridge!
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