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Posted in COVID-19 Oil

One Trader Who Cashed in on Subzero Oil Prices Sees Rare Payout – Bloomberg

Source: One Trader Who Cashed in on Subzero Oil Prices Sees Rare Payout – Bloomberg

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Posted in Canada COVID-19 Draft Economics UBI

Will this pandemic’s legacy be a universal basic income?

Source: Will this pandemic’s legacy be a universal basic income? TL;DR: the CERB should be considered a UBI test case, likely largest ever done.  Previous…

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Posted in Robotics Want

Want: Robotic lawn mower

Husquevarna (?) has a well-regarded line-up: https://www.husqvarna.com/ca-en/products/robotic-lawn-mowers/automower-535-awd/967853405/    

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Posted in Funny USA! USA! USA!

I am a simple potato guardian who needs my Second Amendment rights – The Washington Post

Source: I am a simple potato guardian who needs my Second Amendment rights – The Washington Post

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Posted in Want

New BBQ

Max. C$2K (1K each).  To include a natural gas hookup, so a natural gas BBQ required. Size: must be ????” / ??m  / ??cm wide…

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Posted in Consumerism My Work

RCA Microwave & thin margins

I commented on a /r/AssholeDesign thread about unservicable parts in consumer goods (epoxy potted electronics in a washing machine, for example.  While there are reasons…

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Posted in China Sex

Is China’s Xi Xiping a BSDM Cosplayer?

NTTAWWT, of course.

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Posted in COVID-19 Follow up TL;DR: Uh-oh

Bolsonaro calls coronavirus a ‘little flu.’ Inside Brazil’s hospitals, doctors know the horrifying reality – CNN

Source: Bolsonaro calls coronavirus a ‘little flu.’ Inside Brazil’s hospitals, doctors know the horrifying reality – CNN TL;DR: hospitals near capacity weekend of 2020-05-23; models…

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Posted in Economics Philosophy

John Rawls (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Source: John Rawls (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) TL;DR: the “Two Principles of Justice as Fairness”; economies can (should?) be organized two principle: everyone has a…

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Posted in Economics My Work

Abolish Tipping Now!

Posted this on /r/AskReddit in this thread; should develope this into a letter to editor? Abolish tipping now! I so hate that restaurant management has…

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