File under: No Shit Sherlock

In his long-awaited mem­oir — out tomor­row in the US — Greenspan, 81, who served as chair­man of the US Fed­er­al Reserve for almost two decades, writes: ‘I am sad­dened that it is polit­i­cal­ly incon­ve­nient to acknowl­edge what every­one knows: the Iraq war is large­ly about oil

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File under: No Shit Sherlock

In his long-awaited mem­oir — out tomor­row in the US — Greenspan, 81, who served as chair­man of the US Fed­er­al Reserve for almost two decades, writes: ‘I am sad­dened that it is polit­i­cal­ly incon­ve­nient to acknowl­edge what every­one knows: the Iraq war is large­ly about oil

Read: File under: No Shit Sherlock

To be safe from terror we need to let the NSA, China, and NYPD spy on us? Well, no.

Euro­pean media out­lets are report­ing that the loca­tion of a raid con­duct­ed on a sus­pect­ed safe house Wednes­day morn­ing was extract­ed from a cell­phone, appar­ent­ly belong­ing to one of the attack­ers, found in the trash out­side the Bat­a­clan con­cert hall mas­sacre. Le Monde report­ed that inves­ti­ga­tors were able to access the data on the phone, includ­ing a detailed map of the con­cert hall and an SMS mes­sag­ing say­ing “we’re off; we’re start­ing.” Police were also able to trace the phone’s move­ments.

Read: To be safe from terror we need to let the NSA, China, and NYPD spy on us? Well, no.

At Longwood Gardens, a new meadow for the ages — The Washington Post

in Ken­nett Square, Pa. In 1906, the indus­tri­al­ist Pierre du Pont saved a pri­vate arbore­tum from destruc­tion by buy­ing it, but what began as an act of preser­va­tion soon mor­phed into a quest for

Read: At Longwood Gardens, a new meadow for the ages — The Washington Post