November 2013 Archive

Cops: On Duty Officer Raped Young Woman On Squad Car

(Breitbart) – On duty. Full Uniform. Marked Squad Car. Officer Jackie Neal, 40, made a traffic stop and then allegedly sexually assaulted a 19-year-old woman…

Manilatown: An SF neighborhood that disappeared

(SF Examiner) – Some of Fred Basconcillo’s earliest memories of San Francisco involve downtown.

Iran and US hail nuclear deal that leaves Israel out in the cold

(Independent) – …the United States and five other world powers made history by sealing a landmark deal with Iran to curb its nuclear programme…

US banks warn Fed interest cut could force them to charge depositors

(FT) – Leading US banks have warned that they could start charging companies and consumers for deposits…

Medical Marijuana For Your Furry Friends

(CBS NY) – Some Pet Owners Have Looked To Cannabis To Treat Their Sick Pets…

China’s villages vanish amid rush for the cities

(Telegraph) – Three decades of unprecedented economic and social change in China have killed off hundreds of thousands of rural villages…

Let’s Kill The Aid Industry

(Tech Crunch) – Long have I nursed a healthy contempt for the aid industry.

Singapore 21: a farewell trip on the world’s longest flight

(engadget) – As of tomorrow, the longest flight in the world will shuttle passengers on a 747-400 from Sydney, Australia to Dallas, Texas.

Geeks for Monarchy: The Rise of the Neoreactionaries

(Tech Crunch) – Many of us yearn for a return to one golden age or another…

Japan’s Cutthroat School System: A Cautionary Tale for the U.S.

(Atlantic) – A new book shows how fixating on testing and achievement can backfire.

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