Who Ends Up With The Comcast Cards?

Interesting. Comcast’s secret hotline for special cardholders really exists. But it’s not much different from the regular one. – The Washington Post Part of this doesn’t concern me. And part does.  “For the last five years, Comcast has been giving…

Monday Links …

Big list today. Really want to try this, but afraid to leave it in a pen worth more than $20 New Popularity Of L.L. Bean Boots Sparks Scramble To Fill Orders : NPR Great pics of the Lost Incan City…

Why The Butter Shortage?

This isn’t good. Japan faces specter of a butter-less Christmas: “TOKYO — Yes, Virginia, there is a butter shortage. Supermarkets in Japan have been rationing butter since spring because of a shortfall in raw milk production. Now, there’s concern there…

Friday Links ..

Great for consumers: T-Mobile Is on a Tear. What’s the Catch? Mulvagh-Crosby Cottage in Ladysmith, Quebec Deadweight Loss from the New California Gas Tax Speedy Tuesday – Omega Spacemaster Z-33 Review Flight House in Truckee, California Interesting: The Planet Money…

A Gresham’s Law for Magazines?

Maybe I don’t remember the economic term that well, but this story makes me think of Gresham’s Law. Why Magazines In Doctor’s Office Waiting Rooms Are So Old – Co.Design:”Natural selection. A new study finds that people steal the newer…

Is Cheap Gas Bad, or Good?

It amazes me that some people can’t see how cheap gas immediately increases the standard of living for the overwhelming majority of Americans (and presumably others elsewhere). Why cheap gasoline is bad for America – Motoramic – Yahoo Autos: “Once…