Mr. Buffett Goes To Washington

Warren Buffett wrote a pretty eye opening OP-ED piece in the NY Times yesterday. Mr. Buffett was amazingly transparent, frank, and candid about the financial issues facing the US of A. He even used his own unique position as an illustration: Last year my federal tax bill — the income tax I paid, as well […]

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Awesome People Hanging Out

Go visit the amazing Tumblr Awesome People Hanging Out Together. Some fantastic photos of very random famous folks together. For the above image, I got my architecture/arts geek out, even though I was never a big fan of Bauhaus: Josef Albers, Marcel Breuer, Gunta Stölzl, Oskar Schlemmer, Wassily Kandinsky, Walter Gropius, Herbert Bayer, László Moholy-Nagy […]

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Batter Up

Over in England, sales of baseball bats on Amazon are through the roof because of the London riots. As of the time of this post, Amazon UK is reporting that the Rucanor Aluminum Baseball Bat in Silver sales have increased 52,211% in the past 24 hours.  Its sales rank is #17, which is up from 8,993. […]

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Kill The Receipt

Thankfully, more and more retailers have enabled the capability to email receipts to customers instead of having to deal with a (gasp!) paper receipt: To the rubbish pile that the Internet is creating, alongside the road maps, newspapers and music CDs, add one more artifact of consumer life, the paper receipt. Major retailers, including Whole […]

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Move Pandora Favorites To Spotify

OK, so I’ve been using the free version of Spotify on my desktop since I got my invitation and have been impressed by the service…especially the playlist sharing and the overall social element of the service. However, I have not yet taken the plunge and forked over the $10/mo ($120/yr) for the upgraded/unlimited plan. My […]

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