Links for 7/27/10

How smart are octopuses?

How health care reform will make life hell for freelancers

Even the government admits moderate alcohol consumption is good for you

Vanderbilt goes smokefree

NYC protectionists ban short-term apartment rentals

Rebuttal to anti-privatization OLCC op/ed

Tales of the Cocktail through the eyes and liver of a drinks writer

Winners of the 2010 Spirited Awards

Record-setting star found