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Thursday Links …

Robert Reich makes 36% more than average CEO and gets $40k for a one-hour talk vs. average worker pay of $46k/year Seiko Prospex Kinetic GMT – Fratello Watches Modern Two-Level Pool House in Los Angeles With a Cheerful Vibe Review:…

Good Article on Progress and GMOs

Also see: Dark Green Day & Norman Borlaug: Humanitarian Hero Versus Doomsayers When Activism Kills – Hoover Institution: “In fact, no one has yet documented a single case of illness from GM foods, even as about 3,000 people a year…

Wednesday Links …

Woman breaks motorcycle speed record with electric sidecar I need to try a dinner train: Dinner Trains Around the World – WSJ Goldfinger 50th Anniversary – The Best Bond Movie? I wish they just made the phone a tad thicker…

Dr. Rizzo Asks Some Minimum-Wage Questions

Dr. Rizzo asks some provocative and frankly uncomfortable questions. Definitely read the entire thing. In fact, check his site out every week, always thought-provoking material. Raise the Minimum Wage, Raise it Now: “Suppose you know someone that, rather than working…

Monday Links …

Yes, all day, yes: Happy Birthday, H.L. Mencken, Best Quotes And this. They think both make sense. Prices, Paul Krugman, and Consistency Review: Franklin-Christoph “Christoph” Music Nib @1901FC “This, officer, is not a truck. It is a housecar.” “Adults account…

Friday Links …

The recipe really is fairly simple: Still free to choose in Hong Kong Introducing the URWERK EMC Black Bear cub on golf course, crazy cute “When you join a commune, everything is yours. When you leave, nothing is.” Jaquet Droz…

“Pretty Much Everyone”

I find it hard to swallow this line of reasoning … that a higher minimum wage is good for employers automatically. And that they’re too stupid to do it on their own. Also, there’s one group missing from the “pretty…

Wednesday Links …

Papua New Guinea Volcanic Eruption and Shockwave Captured on Camera from Nearby Boat I’ve long been a fan of interval training: Short, Intense Exercise May Beat Endurance Sports Once again, “If You’re Paying, I’ll Have Top Sirloin” Govt Spends Record…