Transcripts of the NORAD tapes from 9/11
Interview with Borlaug
August 14, 2006 Carnival of the Capitalists
Some of the best: Don't hire superstars, the reasonably-priced athletic shoe, and Charlie Munger condensed
Mac users: You're being lied to
80% of CFOs value shortcuts over fundamentals
80% of 400 chief financial officers surveyed said they'd cut advertising, maintenance, and research and development just to meet a quarterly-earnings target. That's like a baseball coach saying he'd over-work his star pitcher's arm just to have a one-run lead in the third inning.
"Draft Manual on Fourth-Generation War"
An interesting collaborative document that tries to explain recent events and developments in warfare as evidence of a seismic shift in the way combat is conducted
UK thinks terrorists have been training in national parks
The human body as machine
Delightful illustrations of the body as a factory-like network of machines
West Nile virus is back, thanks to standing water