Chaos Patch (#90)
(Open thread + links)
World War III (or ‘Cerberus‘). Over-extended? Turkey shoot. On the Kurds (1, 2). Saudi swingers (also). Belgian waffle. If Schengen goes, the Euro follows. Sweden, economics, and ethnicity. Stasis in China. Vibrancy-deprived Japan (see also). Argentina flips. East-Anglian global hegemony. England‘s ISIS. Laugh at Corbyn while you still can (1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Nothing new, but faster.
Life as information. Spreading darkness. Darwinian religion. A second breath for antibiotics? “… we test the prediction that selection will disproportionally remove neutral variation in species with large population sizes.”
Charlie Rose interviews Lee Kuan Yew (Oct 2009).