Tardigrades are so tough, they can survive outer space BBC (furzy mouse)
Don’t forget to mention climate change Columbia Journalism Review
There are too many scientific studies, says scientific study CNET (furzy mouse)
Fukushima Radiation Found in Sample of Green Tea from Japan EcoWatch. I’ve no longer been buying unagi from my Japanese grocery store, since it comes from Japan, and have similarly given up on hijiki (a seaweed).
Krugman Is Told to Read More, Write Less, by Swedish Riksbanker Bloomberg. A spat between economists! Looks like Krugman has the better argument.
Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe? Atlantic (furzy mouse)
France at war with alternative medias Vineyard of the Saker
Putin dismisses ‘gossip’ over absence Financial Times
Brazilian protesters are calling for something downright scary Business Insider (Ryan)
Fifty Lashes and Hobson’s Choice, Argentina Edition Credit Slips. A few days old but still important. Judge Griesa is completely mad.
Iran deal could start nuclear fuel race – Saudi Arabia BBC (furzy mouse)
Iran Sent Arms to Iraq to Fight ISIS, U.S. Says New York Times
Secretary Kerry Says US Willing To Negotiate With Assad, State Department Spokesperson Says Assad Must Go DSWright, Firedoglake (furzy mouse)
Israel’s Gilded Age Paul Krugmen, New York Times
Imperial Collapse Watch
Europeans defy US to join China-led bank Financial Times
From Pol Pot to ISIS CounterPunch
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
‘Is It Compromised?’ Is the Wrong Question uncomputing (bob). Important.
Skyfii’s Wi-Fi watching you shop in Westfield Sydney Morning Herald (EM). I’ve been in that shopping center, as I bet pretty much everyone who lives in Sydney as some point.
Sharing and the IoT? Patrick Durusau. Agreed, plus those nagging devices will rely on current medical knowledge, which is generally piss poor. How often have diet and exercise advice changed over the last two decades? And what about our modern programmed sleep patterns, versus the historical, and presumably natural, first and second sleep?
Hillary’s Email Defense Is Laughable Politico
White House office to delete its FOIA regulations USA Today (DF)
Jeb’s Anti-Muslim, Anti-Gay New Hire Daily Beast
Buzzfeed’s Partnership With Koch Brothers Under Fire DSWright, Firedoglake (furzy mouse)
Private Contractor “Deliberately Ignored Medical Needs” of Kentucky Inmate: Lawsuit Brian Sonenstein, Firedogelake (furzy mouse)
Chris Christie Officials Sent Pension Money To Subsidiary of Donor’s Foreign Firm David Sirota, International Business Times
Pension funding up, but still way short CNBC (furzy mouse)
How Scary Is the Bond Market? Robert Shiller, Project Syndicate (David L)
Would-Be Financial Whiz Is Charged With Stealing From Investors Wall Street Journal
Failed by Law and Courts, Troops Come Home to Repossessions New York Times. Appalling.
Real estate needs further regulation Washington Square News. Bob H: “More on the Clintons’ donor Wang.”
Finland, Home of the $103,000 Speeding Ticket Atlantic (Chuck L)
Antidote du jour. Martha r insists that this is real and not posed.