The brain in three crustaceans from cavernous darkness BMC Neuroscience. “A study of blind crustaceans living in deep, dark caves has revealed that evolution is rapidly withering the visual parts of their brain.”
BREAKING: In Chicago, Reports of Voters Receiving Ballots Already Marked for Emanuel Rick Perlstein, In These Times. Yikes!
Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, March 17-18, 2015 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Grab a cup of coffee….
Algorithms Will Make JPMorgan Less Bad Bloomberg
Post-Crisis Risk Casts a Darkening Shadow Wall Street Journal
PayPal and eBay Become First to Yield to New Russian Data Law – Report Moscow Times (Furzy Mouse)
As Colombian Oil Money Flowed To Clintons, State Department Took No Action To Prevent Labor Violations David Sirota, International Business Times. Yikes! Well, we can always check State’s email to see if this is more than coincidence. Oh, wait…
Blowback as National Policy War on the Rocks
Tsarnaev guilty in Marathon bombings Boston Globe
Big Brother Is Watching You Watch
How Edward Snowden Unwittingly Killed a Mass-Surveillance Program National Journal
Passengers leave thousands in loose change at L.A., S.F. airports Los Angeles Times
U.S. Has Limited Data on Shootings Involving Police New York Times
Europe’s manhandling of Greece is a strategic gift to Russia’s Vladimir Putin Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Telegraph
Kenya al-Shabab attack: Who are the victims? BBC. Oddly, or not, no “Je suis” for this mass slaughter.
China’s Already Preparing for a Post-Sanctions Iran The Diplomat
Sidewalk Touts Trade Tips On Shanghai’s Booming Bull Market NPR. I believe I recently asked for signs of froth in China…
The Financial Pressures of the Middle Class Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Travel tip: Showering with your clothes is an easy way to do laundry Los Angeles Times
Valar Morghulis WaPo (!). “An illustrated guide to all 456 deaths in Game of Thrones”
Antidote du jour, and thanks to reader Eclair for suggesting le bouquetin!