Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary “reading list” which will include very brief summaries of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for “reading list” items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number accepted.
- Mysterious Light Associated with Earthquakes Now Linked to Geologic Rift Zones (Alexandra Witze, Scientific American) A special case of the type of phenomenon discussed has been known for over 130 years: piezoelectricity.
- Business Insider Turned Down $100M-Plus Buyout Offer: Source (Katie Roof, Fox Business) Blodgett wants $250 million? Business Insider gets more web traffic than Financial Times but less than The Wall Street Journal, according to Alexa.
- Neutral – in Whose Favor? (Uri Avery, Counter Punch) Hat tip to Roger Erickson. Hey nonpartisan independent? Who do you favor?
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