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Sun June 24, 2012
Source     Fark Headline Comments
(Daily Express) Interesting One word and one word only in great investments: Mustard  (express.co.uk) (30)
(The Atlantic) Obvious "Hire good people and leave them alone"  (theatlantic.com) (48)
(The New York Times) Stupid Shortage of workers in your trade? Schools already filled to capacity? How about we make the experienced workers go back to school too?  (nytimes.com) (26)
(YouTube) Cool The best way to sell bottled water? With a hamster jazz band, of course  (youtube.com) (10)
(Reuters) Interesting Toyota surrenders to high energy costs, moves Yaris production to France  (reuters.com) (14)
(Fox News) Interesting United Air Lines raises bag fees to $100. Tell your mother-in-law it's now cheaper to take the bus  (foxnews.com) (67)
(Yahoo) Silly Yahoo's annual "10 Companies That Won't Be Around Next Year" includes some familiar faces and... the Oakland Raiders?  (finance.yahoo.com) (50)


Sat June 23, 2012
(kttc) Interesting U.S. hotels are going out of their way to make Chinese tourists feel at home. Services include slippers, hot tea, a quiet place where their kids can assemble some tennis shoes  (kttc.com) (37)
(Buzzfeed) Spiffy 25 of the most useless, expensive and awesome Items to spend your money on  (buzzfeed.com) (103)
(Rolling Stone) Interesting You can not compare Wall Street with some organized criminal syndicate...they are far more ambitious  (rollingstone.com) (31)
(Atlanta Journal Constitution) Interesting The state of Georgia just blue itself  (ajc.com) (50)


Fri June 22, 2012
(Fox News) Followup Roche accused of bogarting drug results  (foxnews.com) (12)
(Some Guy) Obvious How will you spend the millions you'll save by clicking on this exclusive link? Hurry, it's yours free, but it will only be available on the business tab for a few short days  (openforum.com) (20)
(Reuters) Obvious It turns out that leveraging your capital at a 40 to 1 ratio is a wee bit risky  (reuters.com) (6)
(Boston.com) Followup Curt Schilling does what most pitchers over 40 do: tries to get by with curveballs and junk  (boston.com) (33)
(Broward/Palm Beach New Times) Florida Man lost over $400k using "lunar cycles and gravitational pull" to make investment decisions; then resorted to the astrologically tried and true Ponzi scheme to get that money back for investors   (blogs.browardpalmbeach.com) (16)
(NYPost) Sad Soup Nazi going down faster than the Third Reich  (nypost.com) (23)
(ABC) Interesting 'Robin Hood' movement has protestors calling for 50 cent tax on every $100 Wall Street trade, the right to shoot a stag in the king's deep, green wood  (abcnews.go.com) (87)
(Telegraph) Strange McDonald's UK unveils Mad Men-inspired employee uniforms, featuring muted polo shirts, pencil skirts, and skinny ties. No more baseball caps, because they're too American and connote "sport and petrol pump attendants"  (fashion.telegraph.co.uk) (94)
(TheSpec.com) Sad Researchers discover world's smallest violin  (thespec.com) (24)


Thu June 21, 2012
(The Raw Story) Fail With so much content being uploaded to youtube every day, they couldn't possibly screen the neo-Nazi stuff. That comes from pretty much the same IP addresses and goes to the same channels, every time  (rawstory.com) (51)
(Wall Street Journal) PSA The Facebook IPO should have been a Dutch auction. What's a Dutch auction? It's where all bidders pay the same price, as if they were on a boat being steered by a rudder of some sort  (blogs.wsj.com) (15)
(CNBC) Unlikely Pffffft  (cnbc.com) (18)
(The Consumerist) Fail Canceling your Bally's membership is about as easy as escaping from a Turkish prison  (consumerist.com) (64)
(Slate) Interesting Contrary to popular opinion, the out-of-date, 10-year-old clothes you put in the Goodwill bin don't all end up in Alabama  (slate.com) (31)
(Reuters) Interesting Ryanair foils the long awaited Continental Airlines / Aer Lingus "Conti Lingus" merger  (in.reuters.com) (10)
(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) Asinine Toshiba: Do not print anything for one day and help save the planet. Printing and Paper Industry: How sustainable are the electronics you produce? Toshiba: On second thought  (post-gazette.com) (47)
(Bloomberg) Obvious All of those snazzy electronic gizmos look and sound awesome in the car ads. But in real life, not so much  (bloomberg.com) (99)


Wed June 20, 2012
(WCPO) Stupid In a bold move to rebrand themselves away from the image of a hopelessly behind the times store, Sears announces a major new program where they want to be your... travel agent  (wcpo.com) (91)
(CNN) Obvious States have made the prudent choices, raising progressive taxes and upping their contributions, to fill in the pension gap. Just kidding. They're apparently betting on no one getting old  (money.cnn.com) (106)
(The Times of India) Strange New beer designed for dogs has meat broth, malt barley and contains no alcohol. Or, as beer drinkers call it, "New Coors Light"  (timesofindia.indiatimes.com) (83)
(BBC) Interesting Get ready to pay a lot more for your new iPad  (bbc.co.uk) (41)
(ABC 27) Spiffy Burger King stock to return to public trading, hoping to make a Whopper of a profit  (abc27.com) (15)
(Bloomberg) Scary We are staring down peak lithium, people  (bloomberg.com) (42)


Tue June 19, 2012
(Bloomberg) Hero Cool: Former Citibank employee blows the whistle on bad mortgages, gets $31 million for her efforts. Sad: She says the case did nothing to fix the situation  (bloomberg.com) (54)
(The Consumerist) Strange Debt collectors now hunting former Hollywood Video employees for late fees  (consumerist.com) (84)
(CNBC) Fail There's a firing at Penney's  (cnbc.com) (37)
(Marketwatch) Spiffy New CEOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOO  (marketwatch.com) (20)
(Philly.com) Obvious What good is being on the liquor control board if you can't get free liquor?  (philly.com) (9)
(CNBC) Fail The only thing Baby Boomers were actually good for is drying up  (cnbc.com) (98)
(BBC-US) Interesting Facebook buys Face.com for an estimated $60 million. Book.com looks around expectantly  (bbc.com) (41)
(Gizmodo) PSA Taco Bell introducing 2 new Doritos Locos tacos, Cool Ranch and "Flamas"  (gizmodo.com) (229)


Mon June 18, 2012
(Jewish Daily Forward) Interesting Something may not be kosher at Hebrew National  (forward.com) (84)
(YouTube) Obvious Working at Google can perk up anyone's attitude  (youtube.com) (30)
(NPR) Obvious Slumming NPR reporter Ric Romero says your summer travel options are expensive and not very good: "Unfortunately, rail travel is simply not what it used to be." Also, water is still wet  (npr.org) (28)
(The Consumerist) Obvious When it comes to soda, the numbers on the bottle are as rounded as your belly  (consumerist.com) (27)
(Forbes) Spiffy Gisele Bundchen made $45 million last year because she wears clothes and can walk  (forbes.com) (32)
(Statesman) Interesting Texas auctioneers' competition goes down to the bidder end  (statesman.com) (4)
(BBC) Followup Pro-Europe party wins in Greek elections: OMG BUY. But party doesn't have enough seats to form a government: OMG SELL. But wants to keep the bailout deal: OMG BUY. But wants to renegotiate the deal: OMG SELL  (bbc.co.uk) (92)
(Toronto Sun) Followup In case you were wondering, that worm in your macaroni and cheese is only worth $1  (torontosun.com) (15)
(The New York Times) Interesting The iconic Kikkoman soy sauce bottle's gentle teardrop design was the result, in part, of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima  (nytimes.com) (15)
(USA Today) Stupid If you're one of those people who gets irritated by pop technobabble terminology like "the cloud," especially when used by uninformed idiots, don't read this article. Seriously  (usatoday.com) (53)
(Marketwatch) Spiffy Wall Street: PetSmart shares no longer in the dog house  (marketwatch.com) (1)
(BGR) Interesting Apple to become most profitable company ever  (bgr.com) (31)
(Daily Mail) Dumbass What the hell were you thinking, Adidas?  (dailymail.co.uk) (48)
(Marketwatch) Misc Bell biv the Vo  (marketwatch.com) (5)
(CNBC) Sad Professional pump-and-dumper Dan Dorfman dead at 82. He leaves behind Maria Bartiromo and Jim Cramer to carry on his legacy  (cnbc.com) (21)

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