Month: February 2014

BYCU

Trapping Money Paradoxically, it is in your own self-interest to forget your self-interest. That, and other great observations, can be found in this story about the business success of …

BYCU

BYCU A teenager grabs a can of pop from the fridge, throws it in his lunch bag, and runs off to school. He unpacks his lunch and discovers that …

Seth Meyers

“A new drug called gravel, consisting of meth, bath salts, and crack cocaine, has surfaced in the New York area. Also surfacing in the New York area: Toronto Mayor …

Conan

“A former Target employee is accusing the store of hiring only attractive people as managers. Apparently he’s talking about a Target store I have never been to.” “In California …

Humorous

H.I.F. If you needed any further proof that MSM journalism is a joke, here it is: “His first television show has only been on the air for three days, …

Humorous

H.I.F. From Reddit’s Today I Learned: “TIL Speedy Gonzales was banned by Cartoon Network for being an offensive stereotype, only to be returned after mass protest by the Hispanic-American …

Thursday

A great passage from The Freeman Book. It’s from a review-essay of the Letters of Ambrose Bierce, by Van Wyck Brooks: San Francisco, his home for a quarter of …

Interesting

H.I.F. From Reddit: “TIL Despite the heavy public criticism of Pope Benedict’s comment that condom distribution isn’t helping the fight against AIDS in Africa, the Harvard AIDS prevention director …

Interesting

H.I.F. When should you drink coffee or tea? Not the first thing in the morning, according to this blog post. Your body naturally “self-caffeinates” for the first few hours, …

Kirk

“In Avila is the stony convent, not at all altered, where Saint Teresa experienced her visions. In the austere vestibule of that convent, the skeptical Kirk felt a presence–so …