Here are some interesting items that I have bookmarked lately but do not have time to describe more fully.
A review of John Taylor's explanation of the recent panic and financial meltdown
The equation that killed Wall Street, the quants going wild.
The politics of cap and trade--why businesses sometimes advocate regulation
God vs Darwin among the philosophers
An interview with Robert Barro
An article from 2002 asking whether the housing bubble would crash soon.
An argument we are genetically wired to believe or be religious, which can be spun several ways.
Another article on mark to market, which I may already have linked somewhere.
Jennifer Roback Morse on the octuplets
There are too many interesting things on the Internet to read them all.
Cicero: On Grazing, Money-Lending, and Murder
10 minutes ago