From the Archives: 1/30/2013 Edition

Amazon’s Profit’s fall

http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2013/01/29/amazon_q4_profits_fall_45_percent.html

But it’s growth is still tremendous

http://www.wired.com/business/2013/01/amazons-walmart-like-growth/

 

How would planes fly on different planets?

http://what-if.xkcd.com/30/

 

Japan’s lessons for American Budget Warriors

http://www.aei.org/outlook/economics/international-economy/japans-lessons-for-americas-budget-warriors/

 

Elon Musk says the Boeing 787 batteries are fundamentally unsafe

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/elon-musk-boeing-787-battery-fundamentally-unsafe-381627/

 

Building a top Russian University from scratch

http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/01/30/new-russian-technical-university-has-high-aspirations

 

A combat veteran trains to be a football placekicker

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1206762/index.htm

 

Stanford Researchers break million-core barrier

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/146967-stanford-breaks-million-core-supercomputing-barrier2

 

Takeaways from the FOMC

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/01/30/the-fed-isnt-worried-about-the-gdp-drop-and-three-other-takeaways-from-the-fomc/

 

Expect to hear a lot of scary bond bubble talk starting…now.

http://qz.com/48850/expect-to-hear-a-lot-of-scary-bond-bubble-talk-starting-now/

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