From The Wall Street Journal: “Real-Estate Slump Hits Howard Hughes’s Heirs,” http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125616518728700047.html.
Category: Information Overload
Sometimes, I just don’t have time to write a full article and do a story justice. In the age of 24 hour news, some things catch my eye but I never can get back to them. When that happens, I’ll drop the link in here.
WSJ.com – Presumption of Guilt – How One Street Vendor, Wrongly Convicted of Murder, Won His Freedom
From The Wall Street Journal: “Presumption of Guilt – In Mexico’s dysfunctional legal system, an arrest most often leads to a conviction. How one street vendor, wrongly convicted of murder, won his freedom,” http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704322004574475492261338318.html.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel – Social media the new crime-fighter
From the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: “Social media the new crime-fighter,” http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/southflorida/sfl-slcol-crime-cyber-outlook-10sboct18,0,4585315.column.
NPR – Facebook, MySpace Divide Along Social Lines
From NPR: “Facebook, MySpace Divide Along Social Lines,” http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=113974893.
NPR – Study: Your Brain Thinks Money Is A Drug
From NPR: “Study: Your Brain Thinks Money Is A Drug,” http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=111579154.
Wired.com’s This Day in Tech: Helium Discovered During Total Solar Eclipse
From Wired.com’s This Day in Tech: “Aug. 18, 1868: Helium Discovered During Total Solar Eclipse,” http://www.wired.com/thisdayintech/2009/08/dayintech_0818/
WSJ.com – Book Review: A Colossal Failure of Common Sense
From WSJ.com: “Banking On a Rescue,” http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204251404574342350506568022-email.html
WSJ.com: Greenberg to Pay $15 Million in SEC Case
From The Wall Street Journal: “Greenberg to Pay $15 Million in SEC Case,” http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124956529248610983-email.html
Reuters.com – Russian general shrugs off U.S. submarine worries
From Reuters.com: “Russian general shrugs off U.S. submarine worries,” http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSTRE5742U420090805
From The Diane Rehm Show: The Slippery Year
From The Diane Rehm Show: “Melanie Gideon, ‘The Slippery Year’,” http://wamu.org/programs/dr/09/08/04.php