Scientists unveil a new inventory of the universe’s dark contents. The finance franchise. How your mind protects you against hallucinations. You are the product. The curious conundrum of Freud’s persistent influence. The LA rag trade. Tim Parks on books we don't understand. The hijacking of the Brillante Virtuoso, a USD 100 million supertanker. Michael Lewis on why the scariest nuclear threat may be coming from inside the White House. How to defeat procrastination. The story of a blue pigment. John Supko on how he taught his computer to write its own music. And more.
This is brilliant. From Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe: Every TV news report on the economy in one, courtesy of generic reporter Emily Surname.
The sovereign debt restructuring trial of the century.
MIT economist talks about the financial crisis, global asset shortages, uncertainty and risk, moral hazard and the pretense of knowledge.
A great journalistic narrative. It reads like a thriller.