[K]nowledgeable sources say that Bloomberg’s cash offer is in the $2 million to...– Bloomberg Wins Bidding For BusinessWeek - BusinessWeek 1) another sign of the waning power of print media. 2) more importantly, how that valuation failed to translate into digital. the times, they are a-changin’…
Man sleeps through fire, collapse of house →
davereed: Firefighters, while doing a walk-through of the house two hours later, discovered him sound asleep in his bed. maybe he was burned out from stress at work.
Search Engine Optimization is not a legitimate form of marketing. It should not...– Derek Powazek in the best SEO rant I’ve ever seen. (via davidkaneda) I call bullshit. There are ways to enhance the utility of your site from the perspective of search engines. There just are. Some people are better at this than others, if only because they have more experience. There are...
The Dyson Air Multiplier Doesn’t Suck, It Blows | Editor’s Desk | Fast Company “Normally, fans create moving air by chopping and pushing air, with angled, rotating blades. The Dyson Air Multiplier, by contrast, blows just a single sheet of air, from a thin opening towards the rear of it’s circular wing. (The fan is driven by a motor similar to those in jet turbines and...
The Madness of the Mandate - Reason Magazine →
Beastie Boys Vs. A-Team Theme Tune - Intergalactic... →
ronenreblogs: ronenreblogs: This is actually really really good. reblogging this again because it’s so fucking good. srsly. go listen. I’ve been listening to it all day
When did the Nobel Peace Prize become the Grammy for best new artist?– Bull E. Vard Correction: The Artist We Encourage To Be the Best New Artist
i get it
the Nobel Peace Prize isn’t necessarily awarded for what one has accomplished, but an encouragement to do the good things you’ve said you would do. in this light, it makes perfect sense that Obama won. he set the bar pretty high for himself. however, while it justifies obama’s prize, it lends no credibility whatsoever to the award itself.
do i get a raise & a promotion for telling my boss...
President Obama wins Nobel Peace Prize for not being President Bush like Windows...– iA (via goobimama) (via armeck)
The Nobel Prize in Economics
bellatoris: jeffmiller: Mankiw notes: From the Associated Press (with some light editing): Pfuffnick’s Nobel Economics Prize triumph hailed by many LONDON — The surprise choice of first-year grad student Quintus Pfuffnick for the Nobel Prize in Economics drew praise from much of the world Friday even as many pointed out the youthful economist has not yet published anything in scholarly...
NFL Videos: Sound FX: McDaniels wired →
uh oh, i’m going soft. this video almost makes me like josh mcdaniels a tiny bit, especially when he says, “i know this is america’s team but this is ridiculous.”
Photos: Weirdest, Coolest Weapons in the U.S.... →
hmm, that sounds good. i’ll take two of each. [h/t jeff]
Regretsy - Handmade? It looks like you made it... →
the worst of Etsy. also, examples of human depravity & poor taste.
CBO Pegs Cost Of Senate Health Bill At $829... →
And the news for Chairman Max Baucus (D, Mont.) is mostly good. CBO says his revised overhaul plan would cost a total of $829 billion over 10 years, well under the $900 billion goal set by President Obama. (See the CBO blog here for more info and read the letter here.) Even better, the CBO figures the Baucus plan would reduce the federal deficit by $81 billion over the next decade. Although CBO...
Explosion of bank overdraft fees in US The Robbery... →
last week, the denver broncos were called for 10 penalties which cost them 81 yards. most of them were stupid penalties - mental mistakes like false starts, blocking in the back, etc. while the calls themselves are occasionally dubious, the consequences of each penalty is not unclear. when ryan clady gets called for offensive holding he knows - we all know - it’s ten yards back. this being...
Laird Hamilton - the best surfer to have lived? // Surfing Videos i could watch surfing videos all day long.
Why Notre Dame Doesn't Deserve to be in the Top 25... →
um, because they’re Notre Dame?
[I]t seems reasonable to assume that the Olympics would have cost at least $5...– Philip Greenspun’s Weblog » Olympic bids show conflict between rulers and subjects via good experience
In short, Jesus Christ showed us that anyone who follows Him is expected to...– Jesus’ Health Care Plan (via azspot) Without reading the whole article, I think this quote pretty much sums up where the whole debate about health care is going wrong. It’s not the government’s responsibility - Jesus didn’t say “cast all your cares upon Rome” - it’s the church’s responsibility. ...
In the most profound financial change in recent Middle East history, Gulf Arabs...– The demise of the dollar - Business News, Business - The Independent (via bellatoris) what happens when you build up an enormous monetary base and then nobody wants your money?
I love sunrises. I just wish they happened later in the day.– Andrew Peterson
Seriously, stop it. I don’t care if Mac stuff is better. I don’t...– Microsoft’s grinning robots or the Brotherhood of the Mac. Which is worse? | Charlie Brooker | Comment is free | The Guardian do yourself a favor & read the rest of this article.
How Many People Are In Space Right Now? →
Many people in the West believe that all Africans are impoverished and infected...– BBC NEWS | Africa | Uganda’s misplaced health millions AIDS is horrible. it’s a huge problem. but it is not the only problem, nor is it the biggest problem. “”Why then should foreign donors continue to multiply Aids spending but use small change on projects which, for...
Nutty Judge Torrence At It Again | Living in the... →
From Scoot Utopia: “Over the past few weeks I’ve noticed “Judge John Torrence” rising back to the top of search terms that bring people to my blog. You may remember him as the judge who let that scumbag Curtis Mertensmeyer off with a slap on the wrist earlier this year for a gruesome hit-and-run homicide. I thought maybe there has been some new development with that pampered Mission...
Broncos are putting the 'D' back into Denver →
hoo baby! i can’t believe they pulled it off. i’m still guarded about the next few games, but if we can play like this - and have orton step it up a bit - this is going to be a gooooood year.