Fish learn fear from their role models Science (Todd M).
Mosquitoes Use Smell to See Their Hosts Bioscience Technology
Bitcoin and space travel are two of the fastest-growing areas of venture-capital funding Quartz (furzy mouse). “Two of the industries most historically owned by the government.”
How Lynn Tilton Went From Company Savior to SEC Target Bloomberg. Annals of private equity.
Why Homejoy’s collapse is not a harbinger of doom for the on-demand economy WaPo. Apparently, “
shafting sharing economy” has passed its sell-by date, so WaPo has refreshed the concept with new obfuscatory verbiage.
Silicon Valley Doesn’t Believe U.S. Productivity Is Down Wall Street Journal. Those dudes in Silicon Valley are so arrogant they think D.C. needs help jiggering the numbers.
Thai police say London-based news outlet tampered with documents to discredit Najib Straits Times. Presumably, the Najib government will have to sign TPP. But Prime Minister Najib seems pre-occupied….
Boeing Warns Passenger Airlines That Carrying Bulk Shipments Of Lithium Batteries Can Cause Major Fires Onboard International Business Times
How to Speak Foreign Policy Like a Beltway Native Foreign Policy.
SPIEGEL Interview with Wolfgang Schäuble: ‘There Is No German Dominance’ Der Spiegel. Today’s must read. “I don’t know if you happen to know what the word ‘excesses’ means….” –P.G. Wodehouse.
Wolfgang Schäuble, The Trust Troll Steve Keen, Forbes. Evil twin of the Confidence Fairy.
Greece looks to offshore oil and gas Reuters. Hopefully not near any of those newly snapped-up Richistani islands….
Tusk: Europe was ‘close to catastrophe’ over Greece Ekathimerini
Between heaven and hell Macropolis
In Athens Tariq Ali, LRB
Leaving a sour taste: EU foreign office wants to fork out £2MILLION on a new silver dinner set for Brussels chiefs Daily Mail. Dulled edges and bent tines after making a meal of Greece?
Lunch with the FT: Beppe Grillo FT. With Podemos hors de combat, the pink paper moves on…
How to dress for a eurodrama FT (Todd M).
An HA/DR Solution to South China Sea Tensions The Diplomat
Wall Street is picking its candidates in the 2016 presidential race — and 2 are already standing out Business Insider. Re Silc: “Crips or bloods; take your pick.”
O’Malley and Sanders interrupted by Black Lives Matter protesters in Phoenix Guardian. So far as I can tell, O’Malley melted down, and Sanders at least got a Q&A going, but clearly in each case staff should have prepared the candidate for such contingencies. #BlackLivesMatter doesn’t mess around! Assuming the Kos organizers didn’t set the whole thing up, of course, Clinton very conveniently being absent. Not that I’m foily. The Beltway Shopper has a field day because the left.
O’Malley more Conservative than Clinton? Crowdpac. “Crowdpac’s objective algorithm….”
Bernie Sanders isn’t Barack Obama, and 2016 isn’t 2008 WaPo. True. Sanders is highly unlikely to be able to (a) get Paul Volcker’s endorsement and (b) throw Volcker under the bus.
Barack Obama’s Long Game Politico
Tip O’Neill’s Idea That All Politics Is Local Is How Government Dies Esquire (Re Silc).
Army Whistleblower Turns Populist American Conservative (Re Silc).
Black Injustice Tipping Point
Police accused in Freddie Gray’s death say they gave statements under duress Baltimore Sun. They feared losing their jobs.
Climate Defeatism is as Much a Threat to Human Survival as Climate Denial – Part 2 New Economic Perspectives
Here’s why we should stop using the term ‘millennial’ as an age group or generation Linkedin. Put down your coffee.
Gorgeous glass sculptures let you see into the world’s most deadly viruses The Verge (furzy mouse)
Ashes 2015, day three report: England’s revival is short-lived as Australia turn the screw Daily Telegraph. Also too, sledging.
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