1. Boiling Frog

    Hell Explained by Chemistry Student

    The following is reputed to be an actual question given on a University of Arizona chemistry mid term, and an actual answer turned in by a student. The answer by one student was so “profound” that the professor shared it with colleagues, via the Internet, which is, of course, why we now have...
  2. 100th Monkey

    State of the Union

    Do you know the what is awful about your State? Take a look table below: Rationale and statistics: Source: What is the Most Screwed Up Thing About Your State? Check This Chart
  3. Unhypnotized

    Is Fed About To Hike Discount Rate, Again?

    Lee Brodie CNBC Thursday, March 18, 2010 The market melt-up appeared to be losing steam on Thursday due to chatter the Fed may hike the discount rate again, after the bell. What’s the word on the Street? If you believe in history repeating itself, you may want to take pause, says Guy...
  4. Unhypnotized

    Homeland Security May Use Wii Balance Boards to Test if You?re Nervous

    Gizmodo Monday, October 12, 2009 A $20 million project funded by Homeland Security is researching ways to detect how suspicious you are by tracking your temperature, breathing, and eye movements. And get this: they’ve modified a Wii Balance board to check for nervous...
  5. R

    YOUTUBE - FUBAR - BIGTIME! (Phasing the YOU out of YouTube)

    -YOUTUBE - FUBAR - BIGTIME! (Phasing the YOU out of YouTube) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - HOW TO SPREAD THIS VIDEO: * Remember to rate, fave and comment on this vid. * Click on SEND VIDEO (below the video) and send to all of your contacts on YouTube. * Re-post this video...
  6. day

    Big Fall in UK inflation

    The cut in VAT helps to push UK inflation down in December to 3.1% from November's rate of 4.1%. YouTube
  7. day

    Bank of Canada cuts lending rate to 1%

    In the face of an "intensifying" financial crisis, the Bank of Canada cut its benchmark lending rate Tuesday by another 50 basis points, to a record low 1%, on the belief the domestic economy will contract 1.2% this year and experience two quarters in which inflation dips below zero. Canada's...