4-12-2010 The Day in Review

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My sweater > anything Apple ever did
Bill Gates to make it rain [speak](http://news.stanford.edu/news/2010/april/bill-gates-setup-040910.html) at Stanford.

Google: a guide.

Matt Yglesias explains some realities of defense cuts.

Ben Casnocha believes free-riding Europeans don’t realize they were getting the best out of the American healthcare.

British Labour candidate Stuart MacLennan twitters away a potential job.

Reihan Salam thinks that high unemployment rates shouldn’t be cause for alarm.

Conor Friedersdorf has a few more theories for CNN’s revival.

Good news, Timothy Leary enthusiasts, hallucinogens are making a comeback.

The NY Times finds a tourist spot in San Francisco… in the Tenderloin.

James Surowiecki sees politics behind the administration of the stimulus.

Osama bin Laden no longer is the FBI’s most wanted man. Now it’s some dude named Eduardo.

Tiger loses.

NCAA ponders an invasive test.

Watch out, comments section.

David Gregory does not care for fact checking.

Conan to TBS.

Nate Silver sees big gains in the Republicans’ future.

Kevin Kelly establishes the Shirky principle.

Stanford researchers find the diagnosis of eating disorders to be too narrow.

FEATURED ARTICLE:

Daniel Gross believes reports of America’s demise are greatly exaggerated.

ON THIS DAY:

The Civil War begins as Confederate forces fire on Fort Sumter in 1861.

Beverly Cleary was born in 1916.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in 1945.

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