Why the Stimulus Shouldn’t Stimulate You

From Dr. Steven Landsburg, via Dr. Newmark. Why the Stimulus Shouldn’t Stimulate You – washingtonpost.com: “As a general rule, economic policies command bipartisan support only when they’re incoherent. Take, for example, the fiscal stimulus package now bulldozing its way through…

Giant Crystal Caves in Mexico

These pics are really something, if they came from almost anywhere else I’d wonder if they were fake. National Geographic News Photo Gallery: Giant Crystal Cave Comes to Light: “April 9, 2007—Geologist Juan Manuel García-Ruiz calls it “the Sistine Chapel…

The God of Fountain Pens

Here’s a great interview w/ Mr. Nobuyoshi Nagahara. A true artist and his craft. PingMag MAKE – The Japan-based interview magazine about “Making things” – The God of Fountain Pens: “Could you describe briefly exactly what your work is? Nowadays…

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA cottages

I love the look of these! Carmel looks like a beautiful place. Travel – Carmel’s Storybook Cottages – CottageLiving.com: “Carmel’s cottage romance owes itself to the whimsical genius of Hugh Comstock, the most famous would-be architect few have ever heard…

Saturday Grab Bag

The Anti-Air?The new MacBook Pros are coming…with two drives? Yikes!The World’s Most Expensive Universities Which will be in better shape in 10 years?Which is better, a very good GM car or a mediocre one from Honda? Sign me up for…