|Teddy Roosevelt reading while in Colorado in 1905. Yeah, that's his dog.|
Bundy's sedition: Armed militia members aiming guns at law enforcement officials in Nevada are domestic terrorists (Buzz Flash).
Sound familiar? Australia's 15 percent tax rate on their wealthiest citizens (super contributions) is becoming a fiscal drag on the nation (The Age).
This fall it will be legal to purchase powdered alcohol mix which can turn water into rum, vodka, or other alcohol-filled drinks (Discover).
Navy researchers have developed a concept model airplane that uses sea water as its fuel source (America's Navy / Discover).
Oligarchy USA (Truth Out).
Government is now a protection racket for the 1% (Truth Out).
How Oligarchy threatens democracy in America (YouTube).
THE CORROSIVE EFFECT(S) OF MONEY/CAPITALISM ON COMMON SENSE
How pesticide companies silence scientific dissent (Mercola).
Tobacco companies denying links between tobacco and cancer, still (Sydney Morning Herald).
America's biggest banks learned nothing from 2008 collapse and bailout ... except how to speculate on an illusory base of wealth tied to a pile of debt (Shah Gilani / Wall Street Insights & Indictments).
Jared Diamond: We could be living in a new stone age by 2114 (Mother Jones).
HOPE FOR THE FUTURE?
Turning smog into jewels - a Dutch designer's solution to Beijing's pollution (msn).
Elizabeth Warren is the teacher (Esquire).
This company has a 4-day work week, pays its workers a full salary and is super successful (Think Progress).
Conservatives are scared by this guy who has the facts and advocates a global tax on wealth (Truth Out).
On tour with rock-star economist Thomas Piketty (New York Magazine).
THINGS THAT REQUIRE ANOTHER LOOK
The pain of austerity remedied by Keynesian policy (Truth Out).
Four years after the BP oil disaster, a look back at photographs (Desmogblog).
Ten years later questions still surround Pat Tillman's death (The Nation).
The school to prison pipeline starts in pre-school (The Nation).
The 25 top-paid athletes in the world (ESPN Magazine).
The best paid sports teams in the world (Daily Mail).
The NFL's 25 greatest quarterbacks of all-time (Athlon Sports).
'Crazy' scientists who were ridiculed and laughed at (or worse), but who also turned out to be right (The Raven Spoke).
Not for the faint of heart, but definitely information you can use (Gizmodo).
He still can't measure up to grandpa ... Adolf Hitler's 'grandson' was sent to prison for 20 years for double murder (GuardianLV).
Yes, women prefer complex composers for sexual flings (Discover).
Teen stowaway survives 5-hour flight from California to Hawaii in jet wheel well (NBC News).