Reconciliation

--The Virginia House just passed a bill to study whether the state should create its own currency. (Back in 2011, I wrote a longer piece on the push in a couple of states for alternative currencies.)

--The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, a new think tank, will study ways to avoid the apocalypse.

--Is China actually manipulating its economic data or are good numbers just hard to come by?

--What Tyler Cowen learned from reading "India Today." The country's now banned from the Olympics, for one.

--Sure, I'll click on a slideshow about ninjas.

--"There’s no basis for believing that sharks have a taste for human flesh, the study argues."

 

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