From the Archives: 12/11/2012 Edition

Suckers for Superheros

http://nymag.com/news/frank-rich/david-petraeus-2012-12/#print

 

How many millions can David Beckham squeeze out of a few more matches

http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/for-sale-one-awesome-soccer-player-slightly-used/514/

 

Can experts forecast better?

http://www.edge.org/conversation/win-at-forecasting

 

A review of the Birth of American Finance

http://www.tnr.com/article/books-and-arts/magazine/110824/the-birth-american-finance#

 

How to tie a knot in a laser beam, the odd physics of light

http://www.aeonmagazine.com/nature-and-cosmos/anton-desyatnikov-knots-in-light/

 

Anonymous on the run

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/12/anon-on-the-run-how-commander-x-jumped-bai/#p3n

 

Chained CPI, the idea that could end the fiscal cliff?

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/12/chained-cpi-the-sneaky-complicated-idea-that-could-end-the-fiscal-cliff-showdown-explained/266098/

 

Immigration and American Soft Power

http://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/obama-needs-immigration-reform-to-maintain-america-s-strength-by-joseph-s–nye

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