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August 31, 2005

The Moral-Hazard Myth
Excellent Malcolm Gladwell piece in the New Yorker about the dysfunctional US health care system

A Big Law School Advice Post
"I liked being able to say 'I'm a law student' better than I like having to say "'I just graduated from law school.'"

The Other Russian Revolution
"All across the country, a plethora of beautiful girls has sprung up."

Canadian football gets better ratings without announcers
Perhaps the NFL should look into this

August 29, 2005

Denver Airport Saw the Future. It Didn't Work
Baggage-eating robots are out of work

August 24, 2005

August 23, 2005

Boing Boing's $1 million Intelligent Design challenge
"We are willing to pay any individual $250,000 $1 million if they can produce empirical evidence which proves that Jesus is not the son of the Flying Spaghetti Monster."

August 22, 2005

Engadget 1985
Engadget goes back to the future

August 21, 2005

At the end of the line
Visiting Wakefield-241, Middle Village and other stops at the end of subway lines

August 18, 2005

August 14, 2005

Comparing Major League Baseball teams to Simpsons characters
"New York Mets - Krusty the Klown - Close ties to Judaism. Ongoing love-hate relationship with their audiences, and they have a tendency to lend their names to bad products"

Moon Could Be Next Tourist Trap
Orbit the moon! 6 days, 5 nights. $100 million per person

Boredom Numbs the Work World
Blog traffic is much higher during the workday than the nights and weekends

Tipped Off
Should other restaurants follow Thomas Keller and abolish tipping?

Douglas Rushkoff discusses
"Cable television is not the place to launch the great interactive media experiment for the 21st Century. The great cable TV revolution already happened with CNN and MTV."

Tragedy of the Airport - Why you get stuck for hours at O'Hare.
Or at Newark, Atlanta or other major hubs

Merge , sort and filter RSS feeds

Cell Phone Tower Search
FCC data + Google Maps

For Ali G, More Fame But Fewer Dupes
Too many people recognize Borat, Ali G and Bruno...

August 11, 2005

State of the Subways Report Card
Best line is the 6, worst is the N

August 09, 2005

A Rocket to Nowhere
Why exactly is the Space Shuttle relevant?

August 04, 2005

Vacationing Bush Poised to Set a Record
While Bush takes 5 weeks per year of vacation, few Americans get even half that amount

Blogger Twins
Seeking to get cast on TAR9

August 01, 2005