Weekend Mouse Twitchers

What has my reading eye been accosted by this weekend?

As usual, links do NOT equal endorsements or even views

Many
of my post links are from the USA. I find they are better at informing
me on so many subjects and are regularly ahead of the curve when it
comes to the particular topic of discussion. The depth of the articles is also highly commendable.



 

Google Translate’s Lead Scientist Is Going to Help Conquer Death Motherboard

Have you been hankering for that Gite in the countryside? It may be cheaper than you think soon.

Housing Market in France in ‘Meltdown’ After Hollande Rent Caps Bloomberg
I really had wondered why it has all gone quiet . . . 
Where’s That Irish Oil, Investors Wonder Two Years Later Bloomberg

I suddenly feel thoroughly insignificant, what a bloody amazing website
We’re collecting all the numerical data in the world Quandl
‘ We have one mission: to help users find the data they need, in the format they want, fast. We support open data; we believe that free public data should remain free and public. ‘
 
Who would have thought it? Do I remember reading something similar about the Blue Whales off of Sri Lanka not so long ago?
Whales and ships don’t mix well Science News

3D printing not unlike Napster in challenging intellectual property laws Financial Post