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Some economic advice that’s actually helpful

[via The Big Picture]

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Inflationary Universe

Offered without comment… A ten billion dinar note from the last days of Yugoslavia. Tesla appears to be saying “You have no idea what’s really going on” to himself. A quadrillion Zimbabwe dollar check. Apparently the bank prepared for million … Continue reading

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Palin

After running across the Vogue photos of Governor Palin I have to admit that sometimes the Photoshop jobs just illustrate themselves.

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Cat and mouse blamed for Albanian blackout

I’ve been fascinated by Albania for years. OK, so it gets made fun of often, and stories like this aren’t helping. I can’t help laughing though… Cat and mouse blamed for blackout Albanians may have found a new villain to … Continue reading

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Voting

There’s a ton of hysteria about the extra box you have to check if you’re a non-partisian voter in L.A. County who wants to vote on the Demoocratic ballot, and unlike Kos, et. al who are fanning the flames, the … Continue reading

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LA Times lifting from Wikipedia?

I suppose I should really put in a 48 point Helvetica Bold “EXCLUSIVE: MUST CREDIT QUARTZ CITY” headline with the animated flashing red light and siren here, but I’ll leave that for someone else. Kristin noticed that the LA Times’ … Continue reading

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How to make money in the stock market

I’ve thought of a sure fire way to make money in a dubious looking stock market. If this ILX thread is any indication, there’s a growing need for stock photos of anxious and desperate stock exchange traders. Imagine an entire … Continue reading

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They need to be eating US beef

More proof that the Weekly World News, et. al. has been outmoded. [via Highway 62]

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Weekly World News

Still my favorite double entendre headline… It’s hard for me to not be pig-biting mad about the Weekly World News shutting down, but honestly I’m not surprised. Sandwiched in between traditional celebrity d’jour tabloids and more timely fake satire like … Continue reading

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All I have to say about this week

I always find it interesting that political action groups will spend millions of dollars in commodifying their rage against video games, violent movies, and guns but aren’t willing to spend a cent in providing basic mental health care that could … Continue reading

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