Tag Archive for Markets In Everything

The Milkman Cometh, Again

Fun and interesting story. We were getting milk delivered to our door as recently as maybe 1995. The Milkman’s Comeback Means Dairy At The Door And More : NPR: “All over the country, trucks are now delivering fresh milk, organic…

No Commissar Would Have Created This

Well, at least not a highlighter commissar.  (pic via) Why Did It Take So Long to Make a See-Through Highlighter Tip?: Not since Liquid Paper has there been an innovation in office supplies as awesome as this highlighter’s see-through tip…

A Few Random Morning Links …

The Hot Tug Jacuzzi Boat #Want Serving and protecting? Bryan Caplan defends libertarians Almost 2,400 Millionaires Pocketed Unemployment Benefits in 2009 – The Washington Post Cool retro little car Nest’s Second-Generation Thermostat: Simpler and Smarter  (more) Hands-On with the Urwerk UR-210…

Markets In Everything: Swapping Vending Machines

Kind of a fun story, until you get to this nonsense: “Fenequito wanted to call attention to issues of overconsumption and needless waste and aimed to find a creative way to encourage trading and reusing.” Actually, it’s still a fun…

Markets In Everything: NYC Parking Spots

My initial reaction to this story is that if you can afford $1mm for a parking spot, you can probably afford to just have a driver take you wherever you’d like. NYC’s First Million Dollar Parking Spot to Hit Market…

Markets In Everything: Italian Shepherding

Fun story. (pic via Wiki) Young Italians flock to become shepherds – Telegraph: Pay is poor and the hours are long, but there is job security, fresh air and as much pecorino cheese as you can eat. As Italy’s unemployment…

Markets In Everything: Freshly Unboxed MacBook Smell

I’m not even sure what to say. This takes the fanboy concept to a new level. Artists Bottle Scent of Freshly Unboxed MacBook – PCMag.com: For Apple fanboys everywhere, there’s nothing quite like the ecstasy experienced when unboxing a new…

Markets in Everything: Candwich, The Sandwich In A Can

Love it. (ht: BB) (pic via Candwich) Candwich – The Go Anywhere Sandwich: Candwich™, the official “Sandwich in a Can”, is the perfect food for people on the go. Busy moms, school kids, and outdoor recreationists love Candwich™. The unique…

Markets In Everything: Macabre Walking Tours

Submitted without comment. Victims’ Families Upset About Groupon-Promoted Dahmer Tour – NBC Chicago: A marketing group in Wisconsin wants to give walking tours of the bar where serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer met and hung out with some of his victims.…