Breakfast Links: August 31, 2011

— Foreclosures are bad for your health.

Mass graves and George Clooney.

— If only conservative pundits showed the level of respect for economist Larry Summers’ views on tax policy and fiscal stimulus as they do his casual speculations on women’s representation in the hard sciences.

Getting over someone.

— Swiss scientists manipulating weather by firing laser beams into the air.

— The GOP primary schedule.

— The industrial revolution as a fossil fuel revolution.

— Flood insurance could be made to work with higher rates.

— New St Vincent video, “Cruel”.