Month: March 2009

Posted in Art Cool I Want

Awesome Lighting Fixtures from Plumbing Parts

These I want.  And I need to build LCD monitor holders using the same materials.

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Posted in Economics

The Atlantic: The Quiet Coup

The Atlantic, May 2009: The Quiet Coup Dire warnings from an IMF perspective.   Touchs on a lot of what the Rolling Stone article mentions, but…

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Posted in Economics

Rolling Stone: The Big Takeover

Rolling Stone: The Big Takeover – “The global economic crisis isn’t about money – it’s about power. How Wall Street insiders are using the bailout…

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Posted in Economics PBS

PBS Frontline – Ten Trillion and Counting

PBS Fronline – Ten Trillion and Counting Explains why Obama is insisting on addressing health care costs:  combine the costly Medicaid/Medicare/Social Security programs with the…

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Posted in Economics PBS

PBS Frontline – Inside the Meltdown

PBS Frontline – Inside the Meltdown Highlights the US government’s involvement in the early stages of the 2008 financial meltdown.  How they set the price…

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Posted in Economics

Wired: Recipe for Disaster – The Formula that Killed Wall Street

Wired: Recipe for Disaster – The Formula that Killed Wall Street Explains Wall Street “quants”, Credit Default Swaps (CDS), Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs), and an…

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Posted in Economics NPR

NPR – This American Life – Bad Bank

NRP – This American Life – Bad Bank

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Posted in Cool Humour Weird YouTube

Extreme Sheep Herding

Extreme Sheep Herding (YouTube)

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Posted in Art Make Magazine

Kinetic Wave Sculptures, Make Magazine

Kinetic wave sculptures (YouTube).

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Posted in Food Humour I Want Weird

This is why you are fat.

This is why you are fat. Not you specifically.  North Americans in general.  US Americans to be specific.  Although there is some poutine buried in…

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