Links for you. Science:
Sounds gross, works great: Fecal transplants cure nasty C. diff infections
For Cave’s Art, An Uncertain Future (the cave painting microbiome?)
Researchers Identify Mysterious Life Forms in the Extreme Deep Sea
From sea to sushi bar, a system open to abuse. The rampant mislabeling of fish that consumers buy can be largely traced to this: the lack of anything like the regulations imposed on meat suppliers
New York Times Editorializes on Budget Policy in Pension Article
The Importance of the EITC for Working Families
Don’t EVEN Get Me Started, Mythical Bootstraps College Student
Four Things Occupy Wall Street Should Know About the Federal Reserve (agreed: we do need a central bank since that’s how we prevent over-lending, but the current group of bozos shouldn’t be running it)
What if we paid off the national debt? (and see this too)
The Big Shortage—Where Have All the Drugs Gone?
Your tax dollars at work.
The unwanted gift
The Fed’s data snafus
Rich People Create Jobs! (#2 isn’t quite right, but it’s still pretty good)