Special Dogs Help Calm Traumatized Witnesses Testifying in Court My Modern Met (furzy mouse)
Jellyfish invasion: record numbers appear off British coast Telegraph (furzy mouse)
The Chef Shortage, Explained mathbabe (resilc)
Nefertiti archaeologist invited to Egypt over theory of hidden tomb Guardian (furzy mouse)
Major publisher retracts 64 scientific papers in fake peer review outbreak Washington Post (resilc)
U.S. Maintains Control Over Internet Governance For A Bit Longer BuzzFeed (furzy mouse)
Inside Illumina’s Plans to Lure Consumers with an App Store for Genomes MIT Technology Review (David L)
Corn Wars New Republic. About the US v. China.
Why China’s Yuan ‘Reform’ Merits Skepticism Wall Street Journal
China’s August scare is a false alarm as fiscal crunch fades Ambrose Evans-Pritchard. EM: “I think AEP is being wildly optimistic here, but time will tell.”
Mitterrand’s turn to austerity was an ideological choice not an inevitability Bill Mitchell (resilc)
Surge of investment scams sparks alarm in City Financial Times
An Architect of the Latest Greek Bailout Navigates Germany’s Dual Roles New York Times. Don’t shoot the messenger….
Greek Livestock Starved by Austerity Bloomberg :-(
Snap polls look certain, Tsipras set to decide date ekathimerini
Russia could change monetary policy if oil falls below $40 Business Insider (resilc)
No, AP, Iran doesn’t get to Inspect its own Nuclear Facilities under Deal Juan Cole (resilc)
On the Scene: Explosion and Gunfire at Istanbul’s Dolmabahçe Palace Global Voices (resilc)
Big Brother is Watching You Watch
This New Shotgun Shell is for Shooting Down Drones PetaPixel (furzy mouse)
How The LAPD Has Been Hacking Our Phones For Years LAist. EM: “Article describes the gizmo as ‘like a Stringray on steroids.'”
Security check firm that cleared Edward Snowden agrees $30m fraud settlement Guardian (furzy mouse)
Don North: “Pentagon Manual Calls Some Reporters Spies” Consortiumnews (Judy B)
Carly Fiorina Is a Trojan Horse in the GOP’s War on Women New Republic (resilc)
Losing Water, California Tries to Stay Atop Economic Wave New York Times
Police Officers Are Being Indicted For Murder at Unusually High Rates Atlantic (resilc). Headline a bit dissonant with the tenor of the article.
U.S. CPI Data Don’t Give the Fed the Pick-Up it Wants Roubini Global Economics
How Well-Structured Is Our Federal Reserve, Anyway? Brad DeLong (Brandt) Important.
Car crashing: new budget accommodation in New York Guardian (furzy mouse). Aiee!
Antidote du jour. Stephen L, from the Alberta Wildlife FB page, “Terri Vidricaire, Waterton Lakes National Park”: