VIA for Thursday, December 4 (Updated)
Michael Yon has the rest and a full PDF of the agreement HERE
Posted by Vanderleun at December 3, 2008 6:27 PM
- Telstar Logistics ponders The Mystery of the Miniature Stealth Fighter Jet What was it? A remotely piloted test vehicle? A radar cross-section test platform? A prototype from the Lockheed ShrunkWorks? An escaped carnival ride?
- They're selling postcards of the hanging... and John Batchelor is reporting from the TARP Titanic Boat Deck -
The people on the coast of Maine didn't wreck their banks with derivatives and bonuses and delusions of making money by hawking to folk with no downpayment, no collateral, no wait financing for a $720k bungalow in Merced County California or in Naples Florida. And now these seven big city bankers are out of work. Just out of work? Several trillion dollars are missing. The planet is darkening. What's left of our tax receipts along with whatever Ben Bernanke can print is being handed out to the First Class passengers. Assemble calmly on the Boat Deck. Dress warmly. The ocean is black, cold, vast and bottomless. Is that Hank Paulson already in Boat 13?
- The Fall of the House of Random.
- What Makes Moguls Believe They Belong In the Book Business? Status?
- Stuff White People Like -- Political Prisoners: "Most white people would love to be locked up for their beliefs provided that they could go to a jail with private toilets, plenty of books and no rape."
- It took 90 minutes for Daily News to 'steal' the Empire State Building In one of the biggest heists in American history, the Daily News "stole" the $2 billion Empire State Building. And it wasn't that hard. [Via InfoWarrior ]
- Two good questions from Cobb. First: Imagine if God existed but was sufficiently advanced such that we couldn't identify him for another 1000 years. Where does that leave the scientific atheist? Second: On Boys into Men: The gateway question: Are we cool?
- More distant than any star @ The Anchoress
- The brilliant Richard Fernandez @ Belmont Club is having Fun with maps by sharing some cheap and easy ways to solve two kinds of map problems using Google Earth and Google Maps.
- Meet Slate's New Columnist: Eliot Spitzer "The column will be titled: The Best Policy." Rats, we were sorta hoping for "The Best Poontang."
- Newspaper Columnist's 8 Predictions for Magazines in 2009 @ FolioMag.com 4. Time, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report consolidate, re-emerge as a weekly 10-page fax.
- "Sometimes the kindest, best, most useful six words one man can say to another, whether brother, father, friend or wharever are, she's crazy, get rid of her." - The Right Coast: Beyond the planet of the crazygirls Tom Smith Via: Chicago Boyz
- Recovering-Tipster Merlin Mann is back and he's pissed: Real Advice Hurts @ 43 Folders
In my opinion, the problems with tip culture on the web are many, not least the evidence that most of the page-view-obsessed poopers of online tips seem to have zero real interest in solving any problem beyond their own need to generate repeat traffic from dazed information tourists.
- Bob's Pickin' Up God Vibrations
- Where the ants check in, but they don't check out: Ant supercolony dominates Europe It stretches 6,000 kilometres. [Via Maggie's Farm]
- "I'm On My Way" - We shall not see her like again: Odetta, Voice of Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 77
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