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Windows for Warships - Register [via /.]
"a working air-defence destroyer with its weapon systems live is by necessity a disaster waiting to happen"
Sy Hersh on Iran, Iraq and the US - NYer [via RW]
the US is supporting Al Qaeda-aligned Sunni extremists through its Saudi proxy
performance-based pay for teachers is a bad idea - RtoS
the US demands that Israel stop peace talks with Syria - Haaretz
chimpanzees use spears to hunt bushbabies - NewSci
a leading Chinese historian denies historical claim to Tibet - DNAIndia
trying to explain the link between interest and exchange rates - Economist
the carry trade "has been likened to 'picking up nickels in front of steamrollers': you have a long run of small gains but eventually get squashed."
will Afghan's mass-murderer warlords be brought to justice? - SMH
"Karzai has publicly defended some of his most powerful advisers and functionaries who are among the accused, and refused to release or to act on a damning United Nations report on alleged war crimes"
small-scale Chinese retailers don't understand "goodwill" - Single
no compensation for 5 months in prison on no evidence - Guardian
the British justice system seems increasingly broken
restoration of Dresden's train station - Guardian
a dark horse centrist candidate in French presidential elections - Guardian
the evolution of tapeworms - Loom
humans are host to 54 species of tapeworm
Israel's oldest kibbutz privatises - Guardian
great opening paragraphs to academic books - CT
coed state schools turn to single sex classes - SMH
a free software accounting app for Australian businesses - Cworld [via OSWALD]
educating management about spam - CIO [via /.]
the complexities of counter-insurgency in Iraq - Guardian
prize-winning architecture that no one likes - Guardian
Cuba is following Venezuela to free software - Wired
a five year jail sentence for bogus history - Guardian
you can kill people and get lighter sentences
paraglider survives accidental accent to 10km - SMH
land rights and segregation in Israel - HH
intelligent warming - Yeti [via Link]
drug company sues India over patents - Guardian
"Novartis wants to overturn the Indian rule that patents are not granted for medicines unless they are genuinely innovative."
the London art market is out of control - Guardian [via RW]
as the super-rich look for ways to spend their loot
antibiotic resistance doesn't "evolve" in medical journals - PLOS
"evolution is an everyday process that directly impacts our health and well-being, and promoting rather than obscuring this fact should be an essential activity of all researchers"
Malaysia's turtles are no more - SMH
"since 2000, not a single baby leatherback has scampered to the sea"
the Washington Post and New York Times are cheerleading the next war - E+P [via AntiWar]
in some cases it's the very same reporters who used fabricated evidence to support the Iraq invasion
an interview with Jeremey Allison - ITworldCA [via /.]
on the Novell-Microsoft pact, GPLv3, CIFS, etc.
Behind Iron Bars - a comic of Civil War Spain - WWB
Berube and the Lawn Preacher - Berube [via SideS]
"I was under the impression that a campus should be ringed by feuding members of the Fourth International"
Russia rebuilds its arms industry - CSM
surely robotwisdom.com is worth $10?! - RW2
the groundwork for an air attack on Iran is in place - Guardian
Putin gets stuck into the United States - Guardian
the nightmares of an interrogator who worked in Iraq - WP
654,965 - more on the Lancet Iraq study - JohnHopkins [via Deltoid]
another "legal to have sex, illegal to document it" story - news.com [via /.]
Tiger Air offers Australians cheaper flights: $18 Perth to Singapore - SMH
an overview of India's prospects for economic growth - Economist
Indonesia stops sharing H5N1 bird flu samples - FT [via CR]
in order to keep control of their "intellectual property"...
how camera lenses are made - Canon [via DPR]
videos illustrating the manufacturing process
Windows+IIS v Linux+Apache - graphics of system calls - VisComp [via CT]
floods engulf Jakarta - Guardian
"at least 29 people have been killed and at least 340,000 left homeless"
irrational exuberance for shares in China - EastDay
de-facto statehood for Kosovo - HH
and de-facto independence for its Serb areas, but no partition
more stupidities in the "War on Cuba" - Guardian
mostly non-fiction in Mogadishu's public library - WP [via CR]
ExxonMobil is offering bribes to scientists and economists - Guardian
$10000 each for articles undermining the IPCC report
40 US terrorists are now wanted in Europe - Guardian
Iceland may be dumping whale meat into landfill - GreenGuide
there's no market in Iceland and the Japanese have a massive stockpile of their own
journal publishers hire corporate shill to attack open access movement - Nature [via Link]
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