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It's illegal to work in August...for Congress

Jul 22, 2014
According to law, Congress is not permitted to work during the month of August.
Posted In: Congress, Congressional recess, summer vacation
Orange Is The New Black

Orange really is the new black (and white)

Jul 21, 2014
A sheriff makes inmates wear striped uniforms after orange jumpsuits became chic.
Posted In: prison, fashion, netflix, television

How many apps do you use in a month?

Jul 18, 2014
Nielsen measured how many apps we use on a regular basis.
Posted In: apps, electronics
Facebook

Yes, Facebook is sucking your soul

Jul 17, 2014
Just in case you needed social science to prove it.
Posted In: Facebook, social media, academics

Pardon my (economic) language

Jul 16, 2014
Here's a new economic indicator for you: The frequency of CEO profanity.
Posted In: CEOs, economic indicators, recession, language

If California were divided into six states...

Jul 15, 2014
In which direct democracy shoots itself in the foot.
Posted In: california, Silicon Valley, ballot initiatives

Giant African snails seized at Los Angeles airport

Jul 14, 2014
Customs officials seized a live shipment of the animals which can carry disease.
Posted In: animals, enviroment, Health, customs
Maiquetia international airport

A Venezuelan airport is charging for air. Yes, air.

Jul 11, 2014
The international airport in Caracas, Venezuela, is now charging for air.
Posted In: Air, air conditioning, airport, venezuela

Don't call it a Crumback

Jul 10, 2014
Share prices skyrocketed over rumors of a revived Crumbs Bake Shop.
Posted In: Crumbs, cupcakes, Final Note

NCAA president advocates "scholarships for life"

Jul 9, 2014
Mark Emmert defended the NCAA model...while proposing some changes.

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