Subprime mortgages were not at the core of the global crisis; they were only...– Fed Governor Kevin Warsh in It’s Greek to Me, June 28, 2010 We’re still screwed. (via CalculatedRisk) (via crazynutjob)
Traditional Media Is Having A Field Day On Tumblr →
huzzah! great press. fwiw, i think mark coatney has done an excellent job with newsweek’s tumblr.
I want the word “reform” back. Between health care “reform” and financial...– Yves Smith in Misnamed Financial Services “Reform” Bill Passes, Systemic Risk is Alive and Well (via crazynutjob) REFORM REFORM!
davereed: My coworker’s friend bought a used car and afterwards filled out a customer satisfaction survey. He actually wrote the following in the comments secion: “Camaro works fine but when it transforms into a robot it doesn’t make the cool sound from the movie. It just makes some lame clinking/grinding sounds” The dealership actually wrote him a response: “With regards to your...
Chipotle Wants to Turn Your Junk E-mail into... →
“The program –- called “No Junk” –- encourages people to forward their spam to email@example.com. For every 100,000 messages received at that address, Chipotle plans to donate $10,000 to The Lunch Box, a non-profit organization that provides resources to schools to help them make their food programs healthier.”
77% of iPhone 4 sales were upgrades - Apple 2.0 -... →
Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s...– C.S. Lewis
For office workers, “doing” work is writing email, filing paperwork,...– Gina Trapani in Work Smart: How To Avoid “The Busy Trap” | Fast Company
FourWhere = Gowalla + Foursquare + Yelp (by... →
a swiggin’ freet new web app by Sysomos
Doctors limit new Medicare patients - USATODAY.com →
“I’m making a statement,” says Leah McCormack, a New York City dermatologist. “Many physicians are really being forced out of private practice.”
You Thought California State Pensions Were Out Of... →
jeffmiller: The top 100 public school administrators in Illinois are splitting a pension fund of nearly a billion dollars. (h/t Balko) Government has failed us at almost everything, and yet we keep giving it more to do.
Toy Story 3 Is About To Kill It -- Just Like... →
There are some crazy-amazing facts on pixar & their films in here. Ex. Steve Jobs is Disney’s largest shareholder.
Fanboyism and Brand Loyalty →
davereed: In experiments where people were given Coke and Pepsi in unmarked cups and then hooked up to a brain scanner, the device clearly showed a certain number of them preferred Pepsi while tasting it. When those people were told they where drinking Pepsi, a fraction of them, the ones who had enjoyed Coke all their lives, did something unexpected. The scanner showed their brains...
Ohio Supreme Court Rules Officers Can Just Guess... →
“Supreme Court Justice Maureen O’Connor said “Rational triers of fact could find a police officer’s testimony regarding his unaided visual estimation of a vehicle’s speed, when supported by evidence that the officer is trained, certified by (the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy) or a similar organization, and experienced in making such estimations, sufficient to establish beyond a...
KC Groupon: Blanc Burgers + Bottles →
menstrom: $20 worth of food and drinks for $10. Woo hoo!!