From the Archives: 8/17/2012 Edition

The Generation Game

http://crookedtimber.org/2012/08/17/the-generation-game-2/

For MF managers, incentive-pay = higher-risk

http://dealbreaker.com/2012/08/mutual-fund-managers-get-paid-for-picking-good-stocks-only-when-its-worth-it/

Price Discovery Narratives

http://rajivsethi.blogspot.com/2012/08/on-prices-narratives-and-market.html

Scrabble: The Cutthroat Game

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1007571/index.htm

Should You Trust Online Reviews?

http://www.slate.com/articles/business/the_dismal_science/2012/08
/tripadvisor_expedia_
yelp_amazon_are_online_reviews_trustworthy_economists_weigh_in_.single.html

Syria: Is there anything Terrorism Can’t Do?

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/syria/articles/20120817.aspx

Europe

http://www.golemxiv.co.uk/2012/08/a-waiting-game/

How Hollywood Money put a Brit behind bars

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/08/private-justice-how-hollywood-money-put-a-brit-behind-bars/

The Oatmeal’s quest to build a Tesla Museum

http://www.wired.com/geekmom/2012/08/tesla-museum-interview

NFL Neuropathology

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8218700/neuropathologist-dr-ann-mckee-accused-killing-football-be-sport-only-hope

West Nile Epidemic in Texas

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/17/us/west-nile-virus-hits-hard-in-dallas-area-and-is-seen-spreading.html?_r=1

Cool Shots of Mars

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/gallery/2012/08/mars_curiosity_mars_photos_curiosity_photos.html

Not Even a drought can kill ethanol

http://reason.com/blog/2012/08/15/will-nothing-slay-the-ethanol-dragon

On Alcor, Cryogenics, and the desire to live forever

http://www.gq.com/news-politics/big-issues/200305/cryonics-david-rakoff-gq-may-2003?printable=true

SHARK WEEK!!!

Freshwater Sharks, they could be anywhere

http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2012/08/17/freshwater-sharks-species-of-the-week/

and Sharkweek Camera Man tells tales

http://insidetv.ew.com/2012/08/16/shark-week-cameramen-tales/

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