If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a man and a dog. -Mark Twain New research on dog aggression. “They may be small, but new research found that one in five dachshunds have bitten or tried to bite strangers, and … [Read more…]
“If you’re going to get into social criticism with absurdity and satire, you can’t be politically correct when you do that.” -John Cusack As everyone knows (or at least those of us glued to NPR and every political blog known to mankind), the New Yorker ran a somewhat (heh) controversial cover: At first, I was … [Read more…]
“You old white people. It is your duty to die!” -taken from an email posted on Snopes.com Like father: Like son: Epic. Fail.
“It’s not social manipulation. It’s reinforcing customer satisfaction.” – Yale Fox A DJ in Canada is studying how music impacts customers drink purchases. “The First Drink Syndrome – Bar sales spiked when waves of people entered the club, no matter what music was playing. It’s the urge to fit in. “People will purchase a drink, … [Read more…]
“Why shouldn’t the American people take half my money from me? I took all of it from them.” -Edward Albert Filen If you want a really, really nerdy take on the flat tax, check out my friend Aaron Gubin’s blog. It’s heavy on the econ but worth the read.