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males and females put opposing selective pressures on genes - NYT
a UK General Election political map - Telegraph
7TeV collisions, but the world still seems to exist - CERN
RBA points out bleeding obvious on Australian property - SMH
not "a riskless, easy, guaranteed way to prosperity"
tracking the Tasmanian election result in Denison - ABC
the history of habeas corpus - BBC [22 minute audio]
clear evidence of IPCC bias... over-conservative sea-level predictions - RealClimate [via @marklauer]
tax debt, land, shares, not interest, rent, dividends?! - LVRG
healthcare bill creates "comparative effectiveness" institute - Bloomberg
is Australia reaching "peak debt"? - ABC
British Summer Time happened and no one warned us!
we found out because our computers stopped agreeing with our clocks
rewriting American history in Texas schools - Independent
Baloch nationalism threatens Pakistan - National [via Chapati]
alternative Afghanistan reading lists - Registan [via Chapati]
favourite spring days out in the UK - Times
Britain's class system in a photograph? - Guardian
tipping point for Greenland ice-sheet closer than thought - ClimateProgress
the IPCC report ignored all dynamic ice-sheet effects...
nation shudders at large block of uninterrupted text - Onion
in Australia, they're securitising "low doc" home loans again... - SMH
I just can't see this ending well
hacker disables 100+ cars remotely - Wired
this is why I won't accept DRMed hardware
our stuff from Australia - 37 boxes - has arrived - Oxford blog
and we've managed to unpack it all!
the NYT in 1857 on the British in India - Chapati
"the millions of Hindostan will eventually cease to be the 'sink of specie' and enter the markets of the world as buyers"
US price-to-rent ratios suggest a further 15% fall - CR
my step-brother-in-law has a shot at becoming a Tasmanian MP - ABC
looks like he'll get half a quota in Denison, which might be enough
Argentina faces growing coin shortage - CSM
inflation has made coins' metal worth more than their face value
some sense about Chinese foreign reserves - MPettis
there's a twitter client for vim!! - SourceForge [via @seancarmody]
I'm playing with Camilla's iTouch, downloading free apps...
we have ADSL - I'm reconnected to the world!
registering to vote in the UK helped me open a bank account - Oxford blog
Sydney has the most bike-hostile drivers in the world? - SMH
drivers in Oxford are certainly vastly, vastly friendlier
house, orchards, pigeons and a donkey all destroyed - EI
"sex not specified" allowed on NSW birth certificate - SMH
it should just be illegal for any organisation to ask for or collect information about sex or gender, unless necessary for medical purposes
background on Encyclopedia Dramatica - NineMSN [via @NewtonMark]
Moodle is free and open, but almost all content in it is locked away - OpenSource
Westpac launches "Australia's first Islamic finance product" - EthicalInvestor [via @marklauer]
Ubuntu is much more popular than Fedora/RHEL - Google Trends [via @jdub]
books after the age of print - TruthDig [via @ucpress]
I've been in the UK for 16 days and have acquired 34 books...
I suspect this is not sustainable
Icelanders refuse to take on Icesave debts - Bloomberg
they're in the right, but this will be seen as a kind of default anyway
good editorial on failures of Australian Internet censorship plans - Whirlpool
do evolutionary "just so" stories about depression make sense? - BigThink [via @Beyerstein]
more hysteria from Aus politicians over art - DomKnight [via @NewtownMark]
the Australian dollar has hit 60p UK!
this is the first time I've ever been exposed to substantial foreign exchange risk
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