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Sun September 27, 2009
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(Wall Street Journal) Interesting ♪ ♫ Chickity China the Chinese chicken ♪ ♫ You have a drumstick and your brain stops tickin' ♪ ♫  (online.wsj.com) (50)

Sat September 26, 2009
(BBC) Obvious More and more engaged couples signing pre-nups to protect assets amassed during their single days, like chipped Billy bookcases, mismatched sets of Corningware and complete sets of Star Wars figurines  T-Shirt  (news.bbc.co.uk) (91)
(CBC) Scary Retired Canadian brewery workers protest cutbacks in their pensions as Molson's cuts back the amount of free beer they get from 72 bottles a month to just 12  (cbc.ca) (19)
(Chicago Tribune) Obvious Sara Lee may sell off its line of body care products (i.e. shampoo) in order to focus on its line of body neglect products (i.e. Jimmy Dean sausages)  T-Shirt  (chicagotribune.com) (22)
(SmartMoney) Obvious Top 10 things celebrity chefs won't tell you before ripping you off with their restaurants, cookbooks, and kitchenware  (smartmoney.com) (102)

Fri September 25, 2009
(The Scotsman) Amusing Iconic Edinburgh statue of Skye terrier defaced with Donald Trump head of hair by protesters angry with The Donald's plans to construct lavish luxury golf resort  (news.scotsman.com) (14)
(CNN) Interesting Custom Iacocca edition mustangs sells for $90k. DeLorean edition will have extra wide mirrors and a street value of $500k  T-Shirt  (money.cnn.com) (33)
(NewsQ) Dumbass Now you can buy your very own Michele Bachmann action figure  (minnesota.publicradio.org) (38)
(The Scotsman) Florida Scottish budget airline excitedly announces new routes in 2010 to USA, namely, to the only state that is prepared for their type of crazy  (news.scotsman.com) (10)
(Bloomberg) Obvious No more, capice? I can't take Nomura losses  (bloomberg.com) (8)
(AP) Asinine Ford to spend $490 million to build a new assembly plant in China. Remember, buy American  (hosted.ap.org) (136)
(The Raw Story) Obvious Even CEO's are suffering during the financial crisis - pay down 0.08% in 2008  (rawstory.com) (43)

Thu September 24, 2009
(LA Times) Interesting More and more homeowners with high credit scores found to be "strategically" defaulting on their mortgages. Here comes the economics  (latimes.com) (125)
(AFP) Scary China again calls for a new world currency, but this time there are a lot more listeners  (news.yahoo.com) (63)
(PhysOrg.com) Scary Honda unveils futuristic unicycle for people who don't find the Fit embarassing enough (pics)  (physorg.com) (65)
(Wall Street Journal) Interesting The real estate market is still hot...six feet under  (online.wsj.com) (30)
(My Fox DC) Scary Pilot: I'm too tired to fly and I think I'm getting sick. Airline Management: You're fine, get in the plane. Pilot: And I think there are maintenance issues with the equipment. Airline Management: You're fine, get in the plane  (myfoxdc.com) (56)
(Huffington Post) Interesting Why is the Dow at 10,000? It's Keynesintapstic freedom destroying socialismic business hating afroislamohitlerism  (huffingtonpost.com) (113)

Wed September 23, 2009
(ABC News) Spiffy US personal savings rate up to a staggering 4%, which doesn't sound like much, until you realize that it was close to 0% two years ago, and had been for some time  (abcnews.go.com) (67)
(Bloomberg) Hero Obama to recommended that G-20 end subsidies for fossil fuels, force companies to make obscene 4000% profits all on their own  (bloomberg.com) (72)
(New York Daily News) Interesting Turns out half the investors in Bernie Madoff's pyramid scheme either didn't lose their principal or actually made a profit, which they promptly steered into a hot new mid-cap growth fund in Albania they heard good things about  (nydailynews.com) (19)
(Wall Street Journal) Sad Bed manufacturers now targeting metrosexuals and douchebags: "Hollandia International's 'Sphere' bed, includes a champagne cooler just in case."  (online.wsj.com) (39)
(MSN) Sad 60% of Americans living paycheck to paycheck. The rest are standing on the unemployment line  (blogs.moneycentral.msn.com) (121)
(Wall Street Journal) Interesting Why are oil-rich countries usually such crapholes? First, it's an "extractive" industry, which just takes rather than creates anything in the economy  (online.wsj.com) (72)
(The Consumerist) Ironic Microsoft is poaching staff for its retail outlets from Apple Stores in an attempt to capture the coveted mid-twenties hipster douche crowd  (consumerist.com) (81)

Tue September 22, 2009
(The Consumerist) Asinine Ballys Fitness is offering discounts to help consumers. Just kidding, they're sending out "past due" notices telling people they're going to be reported, that are actually promos to get them to sign up  (consumerist.com) (73)
(MSNBC) Asinine Netflix isn't done mining customers' data. That means your five-star rating of "Pluto Nash" is public knowledge  (msnbc.msn.com) (49)
(CBC) Obvious Not educating girls keeps poor countries poor  (cbc.ca) (48)
(AP) Interesting FDIC could borrow from banks to shore up its fund. What could possibly go wrong?  (hosted.ap.org) (25)
(Palm Beach Post) Stupid Next up on "cash for clunkers" roulette: air conditioners  (palmbeachpost.com) (42)
(The Consumerist) Cool More and more retailers and supermarkets are refusing to accept checks. This will affect anyone over the age of 55 who has never heard of a debit card  (consumerist.com) (121)
(Yahoo) Scary "The future will be a total disaster, with a collapse of our capitalistic system as we know it today, wars, massive government debt defaults and the impoverishment of large segments of Western society"  (finance.yahoo.com) (147)
(USA Today) Interesting Coming next: The H1N1 Market Index  (usatoday.com) (30)
(Marketwatch) Obvious ConAgra posts drop in profit but raises outlook on news that no matter how sad, broke, homeless or unemployed people are, they still have to eat  (marketwatch.com) (17)
(Wall Street Journal) Interesting The recession is causing many companies to lose their number two  (online.wsj.com) (28)
(Washington Post) Interesting Dell to buy Perot Systems for $3.9 billion, change their mind for a few months, then buy the company anyway  (washingtonpost.com) (33)
(USA Today) Fail Latest victim of the recession: FICO scores. If consumers make up 70% of the economy, what kind of economy do we have now?  (usatoday.com) (124)

Mon September 21, 2009
(Marketwatch) Scary The word "retire" is about to be retired from the American Dictionary. Keep working, citizen  (marketwatch.com) (98)
(Marketwatch) Obvious AIG stock advances on news that traders are making a mockery of the system by using the company as a slot machine  (marketwatch.com) (27)
(Slate) Silly Making Miracle Whip hip: "Our research showed that younger consumers had grown up with Miracle Whip, but that it had fallen off their radar." Yeah, because they grew some taste  (slate.com) (141)
(Some Guy) Amusing Workers at Irish pizza factory set to go on strike after being told that can no longer watch porn at work  (belfasttelegraph.co.uk) (97)

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