Pseudo Random News and Comment

Yes, now even the timing of this post is somewhat random.

Court Wary of Overturning Warrantless Spy Case Victory, But Might Have To Some Kafkaesque reasoning on display.

“Flame” malware greatly expands the scope of cyber warfare  and does so in a way that facilitates it being reworked and used against the creators. Genius.

Randomized Controlled Trial of Sirolimus for Renal Transplant Recipients at High Risk for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer  Far better than CNI. Nice to see a good theory about SRL causing less cancer continue to be validated.

Deliberate media propaganda  Quite noticeable even comparing UK and US reporting of drone strikes. UK will often use “alleged” or “suspected” in the headlines. US never does.

Drone wars and state secrecy – how Barack Obama became a hardliner

If you’ve been asleep the last dozen years, you haven’t missed much. The S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq Since Their 2000 Highs

Western banks ‘reaping billions from Colombian cocaine trade’  As Peter Tosh said, “Legalize it.”

Frighteningly interesting. Study suggests expanding the genetic alphabet may be easier than previously thought

The politics of the underwater homeowner.  Most interesting bit is this table of affordable places becoming even more affordable.

Japan’s Post-Bubble Rallies: New Update  A possible glimpse of the future, except that, like Spinal Tap’s amps, this one goes to 11.

Different Sports Require Different Motivation  Extrapolating to trading, you should be careful what you say to yourself, and be very specific.

Chinese banks that swim naked  Not sure exactly what proper real estate paperwork is in China. I’ve read of some cases of unknowing multiple owners on the same property, all with “official” paperwork.


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