- Did an “academic dream team” help Obama win the election?
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- Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde figures out how to create clouds indoors for an exhibition.
- Candy for quietness: police in Durham gave drunk students candy to quiet them. (HT: V. Brenner)
- The world’s “poorest president“: Uruguay’s Jose Mujica lives on a farm.