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Sun November 08, 2009
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(Yahoo) Amusing The 6 most annoying coworkers. Don't even get me started on the one who's on FARK all day  (hotjobs.yahoo.com) (147)
(BBC) Cool Warren Buffett plans for long-term growth while all the FAST MONEY morans laugh at him. Well, he just posted a 300% increase in profits. Suck it, short-term traders  (news.bbc.co.uk) (124)
(The Consumerist) Interesting Are companies trying to prevent you from cashing in your rebate checks by printing them on postcard-sized paper that is rejected by ATMs? Sorry, ATM Machines  (consumerist.com) (72)

Sat November 07, 2009
(Kansas.com) Misc Boeing may lose $1 billion 787 order if delivery schedule slips any further into the 22nd century  (blogs.kansas.com) (41)
(Wall Street Journal) Scary Bank failures hit 120, including bank with branch offices in China. Our masters will be displeased  (online.wsj.com) (21)

Fri November 06, 2009
(Some Guy) Ironic Unemployed man paints his resume on his car: "My best bet is to stay parked somewhere because gas is so expensive"  (nwanews.com) (36)
(PCWorld) Amusing Verizon calls AT&T's bluff, demands their suit proceed to trial, putting AT&T in the unenviable position of explaining -- in court -- why the coverage maps, despite being accurate, are inaccurate  (pcworld.com) (142)
(MSNBC) Interesting US may not have European health care yet, but we already have European unemployment: Jobless rate reaches 10.2 percent  (msnbc.msn.com) (128)
(Some Guy) Misc MGM Mirage reports $750.4 million quarterly loss. Submitter didn't lose quite that much the last time he was at the MGM  (lvrj.com) (54)
(Some Ad Guy) Silly Campbell's Soup, who makes the world's worst chicken noodle soup, launches an ad campaign bragging about how many noodles go into each can  (adage.com) (78)
(The Daily Beast) Unlikely Having customers pay for online news will be successful within two years, says Time Warner CEO Jeff McWishfulthinking  (thedailybeast.com) (67)
(News.com.au) Obvious You knew the girls on dating sites were fakes. But did you know they were fakes set up by the companies that run the dating sites?  (news.com.au) (407)
(MSNBC) Interesting In down economy, Starbucks sees increase in visits, money spent. Mostly by people who go there all day because they haven't gotten around to telling their spouses they were laid off  (msnbc.msn.com) (17)
(News.com.au) Interesting Man makes $90,000 a year just by wearing a different company's t-shirt everyday. Your cubicle just got smaller  (news.com.au) (67)

Thu November 05, 2009
(Boston Herald) Obvious Kellogg pulls immunity claims from Rice Krispies. Oh, snap  T-Shirt  (bostonherald.com) (92)
(The Consumerist) Fail Dell tries out a new shipping policy, which guarantees free overnight shipping for laptop purchases, though it may take up to 18 overnights to reach you  (consumerist.com) (45)
(Delaware Online) Ironic Headline: "Productivity gains may be bad news for job seekers". - Next stimulus package to include free memberships to TotalFark  (delawareonline.com) (39)
(Yahoo) Sad Microsoft bluescreens 800 employees  (tech.yahoo.com) (38)
(Motley Fool) Interesting Ayn Rand spotted walking back to her dorm with her head down & makeup a mess  (fool.com) (143)
(Detroit News) Unlikely After years of research and deliberation, Chrysler will attempt a bold and risky new strategy: Creating vehicles that people would actually want  (detnews.com) (73)
(Yahoo) Interesting Merchants disappointed by retail sales in October  (news.yahoo.com) (11)
(Yahoo) Interesting Merchants relieved by retail sales in October  (news.yahoo.com) (3)
(Bloomberg) Asinine Goldman Sachs and Barclays invoke the "Jesus Defense" to explain their massive bonuses. It's what He would have done  (bloomberg.com) (121)
(London Times) Obvious Uncle Ben fires up the Free Money Helicopter for another six months of zero interest lending  (business.timesonline.co.uk) (76)

Wed November 04, 2009
(MSNBC) Spiffy Can't afford top shelf wine? You can if it's on the top shelf at 7-11  (msnbc.msn.com) (58)
(AP) Unlikely Ancestry.com hopes to raise $100 million in IPO. Tell your parents  (hosted.ap.org) (29)
(CBC) Spiffy Chrysler: "We're now breaking even, and our cash on-hand is up $1 billion. But please continue to bail us out, kthnksbye."  (cbc.ca) (28)
(CNN) Obvious Anti-trust suit Inside  (money.cnn.com) (117)
(Yahoo) Followup JPMorgan: It's been a month, let's try to sweep this under the rug again  (fe26.story.media.ac4.yahoo.com) (19)
(The New York Times) Spiffy A restaurant in which the only question the waitress asks is "What temperature would you like your steak?" Count me in  (events.nytimes.com) (182)
(Huffington Post) Spiffy T-Mobile encourages subscribers to pay their mobile bills online by adding photos of topless women to its payment site  (huffingtonpost.com) (36)
(My Fox) Amusing Best Buy exec is denied first class tickets for dressing too casually. Airport customer service expected to ship his tickets to Korea for repairs, charge him double and void his warranty  (myfoxatlanta.com) (85)
(CNN) Obvious Time Warner experiences better-than-expected third quarter, which is in no way related to their new "take AOL out back and shoot it in the head" business plan  (money.cnn.com) (24)
(The Register) Obvious Oracle is surprised that European commissioners are struggling to reconcile of the words "Larry Ellison" and "free" in the same sentence  (theregister.co.uk) (27)
(Financial Times) Fail India dumps 6.7 billion US dollars in favor of gold. Tag is for the ongoing "recovery"  (ft.com) (96)

Tue November 03, 2009
(Time) Interesting How to eat well on fifty bucks a week. Subby shrinks away in shame, realizing he just spent forty on pizza last night alone  (money.blogs.time.com) (151)
(MSN) Cool Ever dreamed of owning a so-so beer company? Pabst is up for sale again. Just think of it, you could be swimming in a pool of Colt 45 while you try to drown the memory of why you bought the company in the first place  (articles.moneycentral.msn.com) (87)
(AP) Interesting Johnson and Johnson to give 7000 employees the Johnson  (hosted.ap.org) (40)
(Yahoo) Spiffy Buffett, who already owns an electric company, will buy Burlington Northern Railroad. Next up: Water Works  T-Shirt  (finance.yahoo.com) (60)
(Bloomberg) Obvious UBS reports fourth consecutive loss on news that wealthy Americans no longer trust them to hide their assets from the IRS  (bloomberg.com) (12)

Mon November 02, 2009
(Reuters) Obvious Tool company Stanley buys Black & Decker, plans to hammer out more profit, but will ultimately just end up screwing customers  T-Shirt  (reuters.com) (89)
(Tech Crunch) PSA Warning: Facebook and MySpace allow the scammers who run Zynga and other social-gaming companies to rip-off their users. Obvious tag gives way to PSA  (techcrunch.com) (56)
(NPR) Sad Do you like bacon? Support your friendly pork producer by buying more of it. They're being driven out of business due to the unfortunate nomenclature of some obscure virus  (npr.org) (81)
(Ad Age) Interesting According to an exhaustively-researched market study seeking a correlation between beer choice and personality type, Corona drinkers are "busy, energetic and extroverted," Blue Moonies are socially liberal, and Drew is a poseur. Uh-oh  (adage.com) (117)
(The Consumerist) Hero Who says we need government intervention? Capital One generously offers its customers $10 off their next overdraft fee if they waive their rights under the CARD act  (consumerist.com) (94)
(CNBC) Obvious Not content with being a global pariah, Goldman Sachs enters talks with Fannie Mae to buy the biggest tax break in history  (cnbc.com) (59)
(Washington Post) Cool Ford posts third quarter profits of...*rubs hands together*...one BILLION dollars  (washingtonpost.com) (92)
(CNN) Interesting With credit cards charging 30% or more in interest and even more in fees, people are using their debit cards instead. Of course that means a story on how that's bad for you  (money.cnn.com) (102)
(CNN) Interesting What recession? China's economic growth explodes. Make of that what Yuan  (edition.cnn.com) (39)
(The New York Times) Scary More good news from Paul "Dr. Doom" Krugman: At our current rate of economic growth, we should recover sometime in the second term of the Sarah Palin administration  (krugman.blogs.nytimes.com) (47)
(Adweek) Unlikely Volvo is hoping that because Edward Cullen drives one of their cars in Twilight, fans of the movie will start buying their cars, because if there's one thing teenaged girls love, it's safe, bland, Swedish cars  (adweek.com) (63)

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