Why America needs a smaller financial system

In: links On May 4, 2009, 11:08 am City: London  tags: Big Business,
James Suruwiecki of the New Yorker and 'Wisdom of Crowds' fame writes that America needs smaller, 'less mad for growth at all cost' type of financial companies....   More


Must know: NASA images are free to use for everyone

In: links On May 4, 2009, 11:05 am City: London  tags: News You Can Use space astronomy
Anyone can use images from NASA, as long as they are obeying restrictions of publicity and....   More


An account of a beheading in Saudi Arabia

In: links On May 4, 2009, 11:03 am City: London  tags: first person crime
The Saudis practice the Shariah, a stricter form of law prescribed by the Kuran. Read this spine-chillng account in the Walrus....   More


How was your first day in New York Like

In: links On April 27, 2009, 9:33 am City: London  tags: Media survey New York
The New York Magazine asks famous New Yorkr this question. Here is what Gawker blog network founder Nick Denton says about New York, " I finally decided to....   More


Thirteen things that scientists still cannot explain

In: links On April 27, 2009, 9:30 am City: London  tags: Science and Technology mystery
A sampling of things that scientists are scratching their heads furious;y about - Kuiper cliff, tetraneutrons, cold fusion, and the Pioneer....   More


Nine words that Sciemce Fiction gave us

In: links On April 27, 2009, 9:27 am City: London  tags: Books and Literature sci-fi
1. Robotics 2.Genetic engineering 3. Zero-gravity/zero-g 4. Deep space 5. Ion drive 6. Pressure suit 7. Computer virus 8. Worm 9. Gas....   More


What if America was broken into two Americas?

In: links On April 27, 2009, 9:04 am City: London  tags: Politics and Government United States
In light of the Tea Parties by rich Republicans on April 15 and the stance taken by Texas Governor Perry, Hendrik Hertzberg of the New Yorker magazine lines....   More


MBA: Most Bloody Awful

In: links On April 27, 2009, 8:59 am City: London  tags: Business education
Some more questions raised about the superficiality of "professional management" and quantifying everything by the likes of Harvard Business School, this time....   More


BoingBoing, Comcast and the hunt for objectivity

In: links On April 24, 2009, 4:39 am City: London  tags: Internet and Websites blogging scandal
Can a blog criticize big business and later take ad money from it and show nothing had changed afterwards. That is a challenge the guys at BoingBoing group....   More


How thin is too thin? The Miss Universe Australia story

In: links On April 24, 2009, 4:36 am City: London  tags: Health BMI scandal
Australia's Miss Universe contestant Stephanie Naumoska, 19 years of age, was accused by her fellow beauty pageant finalists as being 'too thin'. The....   More


How to Generate Term Sheets for Free

In: links On April 23, 2009, 10:32 am City: London  tags: Internet and Websites startup tool
Terms sheets are bible for agreement between startup founders and venture capitals. Terms sheets also spell out who has the power over important startupm....   More


Can Microdonations and Social Capital save newspapers?

In: links On April 23, 2009, 10:26 am City: London  tags: Media social media microdonations
OnJolie O'Dell is trying to cash in her Social Capital [good reputation online, friends on social networks, satisfied clients...] to raise small amounts of....   More



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