Friday, June 13, 2014

The first five days after the weekend are always the hardest

The world has become an increasingly interesting and dangerous place. Things from around the world that I'm reading:
  • Rape and large scale executions reported in Iraq. Shit. (The Independent)
  • Chinese sub-prime loans? (Bloomberg)
  • Russian bombers intercepted 50 miles off the coast of California (Zero Hedge)
  • Iran helping with defense of Baghdad (Market Watch)
  • 60% of French is apparently not legal (The Guardian)
  • Tesla going open-source (Globe and Mail)
  • Bank of England's Mark Carney warns of rate rise (The Independent)
  • Budweiser to reveal ingredients of it's beer for the first time ever. Funny, I thought it was just fizzy water. (Telegraph Finance)
  • Oil hits $115 (World Bulletin)
  • Underground oceans hold the possibility of there being three times as much water than on the surface! (The Independent
  • Excellent editorial on Vietnam and China (The Economist)
  • "Reality sets in for natural gas" (Market Watch)
  • Resigning House Leader Cantor Reflects On All the Accomplishments He Thwarted (The Onion
In case the news has been too depressing.