Tag Archive for Misc.

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…

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…

Monday Links …

20 Stunningly Scenic Train Rides Around the World This is a fantastic read: On The Pitfalls of Urban Food Production 1923 Sears Roebuck Kit House in Venice Asking $2.5 Million J. Herbin Lierre Sauvage Ink Review — The Pen Addict…

Thursday Links …

I’d try this: Review: Cheesy Bread Cones at Fantasmic! in Disney’s Hollywood Studios Can this be real? A 19th Century Telephone Network Covered Stockholm in Thousands of Phone Lines Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies Get Around Hotel Wi-Fi Blocks and Use…

Wednesday Links …

Colour photographs of Shackleton’s Antarctica The Davis Residence by Miller Hull In 1907, Houdini’s Rochester, NY Bridge Jump was caught on film, making it one of his diciest escapes ever to be recorded. Airline Cancellations Aren’t to Save Money, But…

Monday Links …

21-Window Deluxe Volkswagen Type 2 – Silodrome The Greatest Line Every ‘Simpsons’ Character Ever Delivered – The Wire The Simpsons and the American Man: The Tragedy of Sideshow Bob – Esquire P.W. Akkerman #24 Zuiderpark Blauw-Groen Fountain Pen Ink Review…

Great Point re: Who Is Important

This is a brilliant point. And it retrospect it seems so obvious. Quotation of the Day…: “You can tell for whose benefit an institution is run by looking at who gets the closest parking spaces. At universities the students get…

Wednesday Links …

Big list today! Health Care: Sound Of Innovation Can You Buy Disco Stu’s Goldfish Shoes? – Esquire This, all day this: Breaking A “Pay-It-Forward” Chain Isn’t Being A “Cheap Bastard.” It’s Good Economics I’ve gotten two iMessage spam messages in…