The Science of Economic Bubbles and Busts →
The money illusion occurs when people ignore obvious information about the distorting effects of inflation on a purchase and, in an irrational leap, decide that the thing is worth much more than it really is. Money illusion may convince prospective buyers that a house is always a great investment because of the misbegotten perception that prices inexorably rise. Robert J. Shiller, a professor of...
Photos That Changed the World →
Gangsta Gene Identified in US Teens →
WHAT AN AWESOME HEADLINE. Cool article too.
(609): why does hillary duff have a greatest hits album?– texts from last night (via ronworkman)
I bet AA didn’t have enough people on my flight and canceled it. And then called me at 5:30am to let me know what jerkwads they are. It is clear and expected to be sunny today, y’all, dub tee eff. At least my cell phone had reception for the first time since I’ve been back home so I could hear that automated message.
Brian Warren: WTF, the new iPhone 3GS weighs one tenth of an ounce more than the old phone. ORDER CANCELLED.
Me: Yeah, tell me about it.
Me: I decided not to order it and in addition smashed my current iPhone 3G.
Me: TOO HEAVY.
Brian Warren: Back to the RAZR.
Me: Back to telegrams.
Snoop Dogg - Drop It Like It’s Hot (Kirby...
i’m in the future and i know exactly what’s going to happen to you...– KM
Drives of a Lifetime →
SJ and JV - this reminded me of a conversation we had! I’ve only read the guide to the Amalfi Coast, so I’m obviously a bit partial to Italy right now: The roads along the Amalfi Coast are famously winding, narrow, and challenging to drive. Add in drop-dead views and daring Italian drivers, known for their behind-the-wheel bravado, and this road trip offers one of the more exciting...
Whose Fish? →
A brainteaser reportedly written by Einstein. Einstein said that 98% of the people in the world could not figure it out.