The only reason we won was because of the gross incompetence of MySpace...– Sean Parker, former president of Facebook, laying down the snap. Facebook Should Not Have Won, MySpace Blew It | Fast Company
George Washington Owes New York Society Library... →
This is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. →
davereed: from hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com: There is one grammatical mistake that I particularly enjoy encountering. It has become almost fun for me to come across people who take the phrase “a lot” and condense it down into one word, because when someone says “alot,” this is what I imagine: The Alot is an imaginary creature that I made up to help me deal with my compulsive need to...
The unemployed are a renewable resource.– Jeff Miller
Web site names KC a top 10 foodie town -... →
“Heres’ Livability’s top 10 best-kept-secret cities for foodies: 1. Traverse City, Mich. 2. Asheville, N.C. 3. Boulder, Colo. 4. Kansas City, Mo. 5. Walnut Creek, Calif. 6. Eugene, Ore. 7. Albuquerque, N.M. 8. Wichita, Kan. 9. Logan, Utah 10. Pueblo, Colo.” I can vouch for Boulder & Eugene; KC’s good, but a bit of a surprise. The food...
i12bent: Cantaloupe Island - Herbie Hancock,...
The federal tax code, which was 400 pages long in 1913, has swollen to about...– April 15th: The joy of tax | The Economist (via jeffmiller)
Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s...– C. S. Lewis
davereed gets here tomorrow!
i said, davereed gets here tomorrow!
The standoff between Massachusetts regulators and health insurance companies...– Mass. health insurers halt new coverage offers - The Boston Globe There’s a mandate to buy insurance. There’s not a mandate that insurance companies sell insurance. They can’t deny anyone coverage, but they can just not sell new policies. Big difference… Again, “we live in the future.” (via...
Florida doctor tells Obama supporters: Go... →
This is stupid. He can’t put his political grudges ahead of his professional and ethical obligations. That would be Congress’ job.
Never before has Congress required people to buy a private product to qualify as...– ObamaCare and the Constitution - WSJ.com via skooks777
Robert Reich: The Fed in Hot Water →
unsolicitedanalysis: southpol: The Fed has finally came clean. It now admits it bailed out Bear Stearns – taking on tens of billions of dollars of the bank’s bad loans – in order to smooth Bear Stearns’ takeover by JPMorgan Chase. The secret Fed bailout came months before Congress authorized the government to spend up to $700… 12 months ago this was tinfoil hat stuff - strange to see it...
CNJ: Just the title is french
hilker: that's a lot of infographics.
hilker: telling: one of my favorites was the fart chart.
I feel the same way about April Fools as...
shanelife: soupsoup: It’s amateur hour. Pranksters, lovers and drunks don’t need a holiday. A-FREAKING-MEN.
davereed will be at my house in a week.
this is exciting.