November 25th, 2008


now with bonus SCIENCE

"This doesn't seem like a simple cyclical shift in unemployment. What we are seeing is a structural problem in the U.S. economy, and that means it will take a lot longer for the unemployed to find jobs."

Excellent read: did talk radio inadvertently kill conservatism?

Good read: China as the world's most stressful society.

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What? "A security guard at the Church of Scientology's Celebrity Centre in Hollywood today shot and killed a man wielding two samurai swords."

The coolest thing you will see today: crazy alien-looking squid footage. (Courtesy necrocannibal.)



"A concatenation of puzzling results from an alphabet soup of satellites and experiments has led a growing number of astronomers and physicists to suspect that they are getting signals from a shadow universe of dark matter that makes up a quarter of creation but has eluded direct detection until now."