This is a summary of articles I read and found interesting during this past week. The list is shared from among my feed subscriptions. I only share a certain number of articles in each of these posts, so if you'd like to see more, visit my full Google Shared Items list.
- World's Craziest Dictators – Oddee.com
- The Real Story of the Von Trapp Family
- Scientists Respond to "Climategate" E-Mail Controversy: Scientific American
- Suplimente Jurnalul | Antimonden | VIDEO: Meduze uriaşe au invadat coastele Japoniei
- Climate change: this is the worst scientific scandal of our generation – Telegraph
– Via Trevor Carpenter on FB (http://www.facebook.com/trevorcarpenter?ref=nf)
- Slashdot Your Rights Online Story | Sprint Revealed Customer GPS Data 8 Million Times
– Via EricaJoy on FF (http://ff.im/chKUc)
- Durf.org » Archive » Et tu, Barack?
– Great article on human vs. machine translation and cost pressures in translation industry.
- Where's the next Dubai? – Dec. 1, 2009
- AUDIO Ghidul şpăgii în maternitate
– Very pertinent article vis-a-vis my own review of healthcare in Romania and the endemic corruption in the state healthcare system, where you’re required to bribe virtually everyone in the hospital if you’re to get any care. More details here: http://www.raoulpop.com/2009/10/21/healthcare-in-romania/.
- FEC Guts Post-Abramoff Reform — Making Government Transparent and Accountable – Sunlight Foundation Blog
- Cairo practice | The Economist
- Fined for stranding passengers | The Economist
- Obese air passenger in economy seat has picture taken – Telegraph
- Moarte sigură în ţară, viaţă nouă la nemţi
- How Will You Die? | GOOD
– Via AJ Batac on FF (http://ff.im/cdyRL)
- FOTO: Oraşul Veneţia a fost inundat de maree | Adevarul
- The D.C. power lunch: where Washington's elite go to eat – CNN.com
- BBC News – Swiss voters back ban on minarets
- iMac G5: Troubleshooting when your computer won't turn on
- Squared 5 – MPEG Streamclip video converter for Mac OS X