Link roundup

Biologists at the University of South Florida in Tampa have found the green sea slug eats nothing, but makes its food through photosynthesis. It is the first animal described as being able to do so.

The only people who believe the “war on terror” is a Crusade and zero-sum conflict between Christian and Islamic civilizations are the terrorists–and one US weapons manufacturer.

Jon Stewart takes on Keith Olbermann’s recent flirtations with self-indulgence and intellectual dishonesty.

The Vatican Bank is accused of laundering the equivalent of $200 million.

In the space of a week, 26 patients at Cuba’s largest psychiatric hospital died during a cold-snap.

Gideon Lewis-Kraus reviews Louis Menand’s The Marketplace of Ideas, on the problem of professionalization in the academy.

What China censors, arranged Chinawise.


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