Links for June 7, 2007

Salon: The CIA’s favorite form of torture. Sensory deprivation for fun and questionable intelligence. Remember, kids, true love leaves no traces.

CNET: An electric Porsche at MIT. Going for the full electric with a little appreciated consumer grade sports car. Could the Porsche 914 be the next Delorean?

Since the soundtrack it comes from isn’t on iTunes or eMusic yet, I’m keen to hear this tribute to Zidane from Mogwai.

WSJ: Pen Pals: Letters Laud Scooter Libby, Fail to Spare Him. My favorite excerpt is the one from Deborah Tannen, a neighbor of Libby’s, who “described how Mr. Libby once offered to lend her family a tool to fix the problem with a septic drain field and then fixed it himself.” Men are from Mars, women are from Venus, and Scooter Libby is from the septic field!

NY Times: In Tennessee, Goats Eat the ‘Vine That Ate the South’. Now who’s going to eat the goats, I’d like to know.