Friday, February 13, 2015

Cutest Huffington Scoop & Al Qaeda’s Bookkeeper Spills the Beans

Australia’s Oldest Man Knits Tiny Sweaters For Penguins Injured In Oil Spills Huffington Post is already scooping antipodean cutest stories ;-) We know Nosink about their trivial sources ... Alfred "Alfie" Date, who at 109 years of age is a better knitter than Malchkeon 

How Hot Peppers Can Ease Pain The Scientist. The pain killing properties were long known, the mechanism not.
Brains Make Decisions the Way Alan Turing Cracked Codes Smithsonian

Al Qaeda’s Bookkeeper Spills the Beans RINF. Chuck L: “This piece contains extensive excerpts from the deposition of Zacarias Moussaoui for the civil trial underway relating to 9/11. He implicates several high-ranking members of the Saudi royal family and provides what seems to me as a plausible explanation of why they financially supported al Qaeda in the late ’90s.”

The historical and cultural differences that divide Europe’s union Financial Times. Swedish Lex: “Regurgitating the same empty phrases like your average religious fanatic and never, ever, learning anything. Stark’s views echo those of Schäuble & pals, which shows what common sense is up against in Europe. Overwhelming national pomposity and self-aggradizement. Note how he underlines the superb qualities of anything “German” (forget Europe). Rings bells?”