Wednesday Links



You couldn't get me to sleep in that room for all the money in the world.

Rooms with a spectacular sea view! Dubai unveils plan for world’s largest underwater hotel

U.S. consumers less optimistic after tax increase

Swedish voters flock to fringe parties: report

People worldwide living longer, but sicker

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

American insurers charge reckless rich drivers less than safe poor drivers

Scientists create 'designer snowflakes'

Odd or not, people believe in their ‘natural’ ways to fight the flu

Beautiful pictures of underwater ice bubbles... that are actually created by plants releasing gas

For 40 years, this Russian family was cut off from all human contact, unaware of World War II