High with Hollande.
One too many palavers are mixing up in the bakery aisles of Brussels and not enough pavlovas; but fear not, because a pâtissier by the name of Francois Hollande is set to cook up a storm. Francois Hollande is the first ‘Socialist’ President to be elected to Élysée Palace (the French equivalent of No. 10, but with a lot more “Joie de vivre”) in 17 years. Apparently he...
I like this strategy you’re doing: instead of having to find reasons to...– JON STEWART, on Mitt Romney having the gigantic balls to take credit for the auto industry’s taxpayer-aided turnaround, on The Daily Show (via inothernews)
The idea that something coming out…that’s being offered with significant...– Warren Buffett on why he won’t be buying Facebook stock (via moneyisnotimportant)
Over the past three decades, markets and market thinking have been reaching into...– Michael Sandel (via azspot)
US to make profit from bailouts, Treasury says →
The US will make a profit from bailing out the nation’s banks and carmakers at the height of the financial crisis, the Treasury Department has said. The bank bailouts may result in a return of $2bn (£1.3bn), the Treasury said in its latest projections for the government’s response to the crisis. And the recovering auto industry has added 230,000 jobs as a result.
Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy than to imprison a person or keep him...– Winston Churchill (via politicalprof)
In a sane country, Thomas Friedman would be laughed off the cocktail circuit....– Hullabaloo (via azspot)
Cognitive Dissonance: Wherein alcohol has feast... →
cognitivedissonance: kevindrakewriter replied to your post: kevindrakewriter replied to your photo: So this… When does BOOZE get a holiday?? BOX WINE FOR EVERYONE!! Actually, booze has quite a few holidays. Your question made me curious… January 1st: Bloody Mary Day January 11th: …
What does it mean to be a centrist, anyway? It could mean supporting...– The Gullible Center (via ryking)
I think we discovered a way to turn ordinary, everyday scenes into magical...– Kevin Systrom, founder of Instagram. In honor of yesterday’s big news — Facebook’s $1 billion purchase of Instagram — take a look back at this August 2011 Mashable interview with Systrom, where he offers insight into his own experiences with Instagram, plus advice for aspiring entrepreneurs. (via...
Scientists discover booze helps with... →
Getting a buzz from booze may boost creativity. Men who drank themselves tipsy solved more problems demanding verbal resourcefulness in less time than sober guys did, a new study finds.
Money Is Not Important: Intentions →
moneyisnotimportant: A lot of people will repeatedly spend hundreds (or thousands) of dollars on a new equipment, but they won’t spend a dime on a lesson that would actually make them better at whatever they’re doing. If their desire is to perform better, why does this continually occur? Often, our actions do not…