Friday, May 01, 2009

The Daily Dozen

  1. The Swine Flu: How scared should you be? "It’s deadly serious; so even if the current threat fades, the world needs to be better armed."
  2. Justice Souter to retire. More thoughts here and here.
  3. The 50 best American adventures, by National Geographic.
  4. Sending cell phones into the cloud. "New technology offloads processing from a mobile device to its cloud-based doppelganger."
  5. Parrots join humans on the dance floor.
  6. The weirdest netbook name ever?
  7. Does the U.S. need an auto industry?
  8. A pie chart of the current job market.
  9. Torture and civilization. An argument about why torture is bad.
  10. Over half of reporting Kindle owners are 50 or older.
  11. A guide for the super-busy on how to live life to the fullest.
  12. The Secrets of Financial Freedom: An interview with the millionaire next door.

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