Today’s Quotes

“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.” — Albert Einstein “When I say liberty‚ĶI mean liberty of the individual to think his own thoughts and live his own life as…

Baedeker guidebooks are back

Nice story. Baedeker at Wikipedia. Official Baedeker site. Baedeker is back – Telegraph: “Nigel Tisdall welcomes the surprise return of the guidebooks once considered essential for civilised travel. If ageing rock bands can reform, why shouldn’t well-respected guidebooks make a…

Markets in everything: Elf Schools

The wonders of the market never cease. Yule school to teach Santa’s elves – Yahoo! News: “ROVANIEMI, Finland (Reuters) – Customer service, story-telling, nature studies and wilderness survival are essential skills for any elf worthy of the name. Anyone who…