From the Archives: 10/9/2012 Edition

5 Billion Years of Solitude

http://blogs.plos.org/neurotribes/2012/10/02/five-billion-years-of-solitude-lee-billings-on-the-science-of-reaching-the-stars/

 

Leap of face: “Our economic challenges will be addressed in time, but they are likely to involve much greater restructuring and much slower progress on deficit reduction than the capital markets seem to contemplate.”

http://www.hussmanfunds.com/wmc/wmc121001.htm

 

Can Marissa Mayer turn Yahoo around?

http://nymag.com/thecut/2012/10/marissa-mayer-yahoo-ceo.html

 

Wal-Mart and Amex to offer prepaid cards

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/09/business/wal-mart-to-offer-prepaid-card.html?_r=1&adxnnl=1&ref=business&adxnnlx=1349784966-2b3lXi/C8I6kY+mPU3qPtw

 

How Sectarianism blinds the Shia to the Horrors of Syria

http://www.tnr.com/print/article/books-and-arts/magazine/108149/between-freedom-and-sectarianism-shia-and-sunni-and-the-syrian-revolt

 

The new price of American Politics

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/10/the/309086/?single_page=true

 

If you like frantic arms buildups, here’s a new Asia policy for you

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/10/09/missiles_away?page=full

 

The Problem With Tech Support

http://arstechnica.com/features/2012/10/what-the-chronicles-of-george-can-teach-us-about-technical-support/

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