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Saturday, May 26, 2012

Opposition to Law of the Sea Treaty heats up

U.S. accession to the 30-year-old treaty is championed by the U.S. Navy and oil and gas industries, who say it's in the United States' interest to be able to craft international maritime law. Critics say it could force the U.S. to abide by international restrictions on carbon emissions and force American companies to pay royalties to a United Nations body.

DHS releases list of keywords it monitors

Don't want the feds spying on you?  Don't discuss pork, clouds, sick, subways, hurricanes or snow.  Link to article and full list.

Japanese man, 22, cooks own genitals, serves them at dinner party

A man who had his genitals removed seasoned them before cooking them for five paying dinner party guests.

Center of gravity in oil world shifts to Americas.

Althouse has links and comments on a WaPo article.