From the Archives: 8/6/2012 Edition

Curiosity Lands on Mars!

http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/08/curiosity-lands-on-mars/

and

http://arstechnica.com/science/2012/08/mars-needs-rovers-and-its-getting-a-big-one/

 

Ted Talk TechnoBabble

http://www.tnr.com/article/books-and-arts/magazine/105703/the-naked-and-the-ted-khanna

and

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/08/03/jonah-lehrer-ted-and-the-narrative-dark-arts/

 

It’s hard to know if it’s wrong to take bribes

http://dealbreaker.com/2012/08/its-just-so-hard-to-know-if-its-wrong-to-take-bribes-to-let-day-traders-eavesdrop-on-your-customer-orders-so-they-can-front-run-them/

 

Bargain Conscious shoppers (Like the US Army) prefer Russian Choppers

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htproc/articles/20120804.aspx

 

Does Cybercrime really cost  $1 Trillion USD?

http://www.propublica.org/article/does-cybercrime-really-cost-1-trillion/single

 

A Better Brew: The Rise of Extreme Beer (Older)

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/11/24/081124fa_fact_bilger?currentPage=all

 

The Health Benefits of Moustaches

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/08/the-health-benefits-of-moustaches/260737/

 

Olympics!!!

How Fast is Usain Bolt?

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/08/05/sports/olympics/the-100-meter-dash-one-race-every-medalist-ever.html?hp&hp

Bill Simmons London Chronicles Vol IV

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8238766/great-britain-lives-name

Holley Mangold Finishes 10th

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/06/sports/olympics/olympic-weight-lifter-holley-mangold-finishes-10th.html?_r=1

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