Day: August 17, 2011

News

Were the rioters in England mainly from its more impoverished regions?

The Guardian dared to ask this question, and the answer is intriguing in the least. If anything, the riots in London and elsewhere represent a confluence of socio-economic factors as well as technological ones, as documented elsewhere. The intersection of social networking and social mobilization will provide many interesting tensions for governments in the years […]

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Science & Technology

La trag├ędie

Bring back Renault to the US. Just kidding, with Fiat in the mix, the American market can handle only so many converted golf carts.

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Video Games

How long has it been since you beat a game?

Shocking news today telling us that most videogames go unbeaten. Given the industry’s newfound prominence in American pop-culture, this is somewhat strange. How many people pick up a book then don’t finish it? Probably no where near the 90% of people who do not finish a video game according to this article. I think it […]

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News

Euro-cash.

In debt markets, size matters. This article proposes that the EU proceed with the creation of a large common market for their sovereign debt to rival the debt markets of Japan and the United States. It also says that the EU should do this with or without Germany, which begs the question whether the author […]

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News

Boy in Russia raised by wolves?

From the UK’s Daily Mail. Bizarre that someone would make such a story up and extremely bizarre that it would be true? ‘Mowgli’ children? Holy crap I’ve heard of everything now.

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News

Oh, Rebecca Carroll, your birth-mother is a monster and this article is gross.

Rebecca Carroll, woefully misguided author of this article, writes about the exotic factor when white fathers adopt daughters of another race, and how ‘white’ men supposedly cannot resist sexualizing the relationship. It is five kinds of disturbing. Mind you, she never recounts sexual abuse at the hands of her adopted ‘white’ father. No, rather she […]

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