Morning Reads for Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Nelson Mandela was released from prison on this day in 1990. What follows is your Morning Reads. 


  • E-Cigarettes: A $1.5 Billion Industry Braces for FDA Regulation (Businessweek)
  • Global-Warming Slowdown Due to Pacific Winds, Study Shows (Bloomberg)
  • Blazing Saddles 40th anniversary: Mongo, flatulent cowboys and more of Mel Brooks’ finest film’s very best bits (Mirror)
  • Secrets of the Brain (National Geographic)
  • Forget GMO, Monsanto Is Going Organic in a Quest for the Perfect Veggie (Wired)
  • ’It Was Just the Dumbest Luck’ — Facebook’s First Employees Look Back (Mashable)
  • How Music Hijacks Our Perception of Time (Nautilus)
  • The death of a twitterer. Or was it? (Medium)



  • Halftime for Georgia lawmakers (GPB)
  • As Medical marijuana continues to gain ground (WXIA)
  • And Deal hopes his hyperbolic response pays off (WXIA)
  • Things to do when it snows, read 100 books (CNN)
  • Lee May, now interim CEO, can’t be a commissioner, too (AJC)
  • Take a moment to read about the life of J. Mack Robinson (AJC)
  • And this tale of a woman who leanrs about her father from a man who knew him 70 years ago (AugustaChronicle)



  1. Noway says:

    Here we go again. Here in Bartow snow’s coming down hard. What a mess this is going to be! Supposedly the worst is yet to come.

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