Reuters story on upcoming elections: “odds favor Thai PM”

A Reuters story from Friday: When television broadcasters suddenly went off the air in Thailand recently, many people thought it could only mean one thing: the start of a military coup. Authorities were quick to assure the public the three-hour blackout on April 21 was the result of a faulty satellite, not a putsch. But […]

Around the Web: improving college rankings, Federer’s footwork, inventors killed by their own inventions, and more

Some links that have caught my eye of late: In Lawmaker’s Outburst, a Rare Breach of Protocol [NYTimes.com] — About S.C. Rep. Joe Wilson's "you lie" outburst. "What is aim of Thailand's 'red shirts' movement?" [Reuters] — Q&A-style analysis from Reuters. "List of inventors killed by their own inventions" [Wikipedia] — "This is a list […]