Don’t be so fast to judge a cat by its color, new study warns: If you do, you may inaccurately judge and procure a cat. Though, why color shouldn’t be a consideration when purchasing what’s basically a meowing decoration with a totally unpredictable personality, I don’t know.
Coolest Bookshelves EVER: Part Uno: They’re okay, I guess. I prefer plain bookshelves.
Making money come out of the tap means that fresh water must be given a price anywhere it is traded — a global price that can be arbitraged across the continents. Those in Mumbai or midtown Manhattan who understand the increasing value of water in the world economy will speculate on this undervalued ‘asset’, and their investments will drive up the cost everywhere. A water calamity in China or India — and the food inflation, political instability and humanitarian crisis that will surely follow — will reverberate in price spikes from London to Sydney. This is how bankers will profit.
A water shortage, like a prison, should not be profitable to anyone. You want to save water? Peg banker’s lives to it. If some place runs out, guillotine a few of the motherfuckers.
Love or nothing: The real Greek parallel with Weimar: A thoughtful comparison to the rise of fascism in Greece to the rise of the Nazis in the Weimar Republic.
Stockton Residents Fed Up With Violent Crime: Working with the police, neighbourhood watches are forming in Stockton. In the “upscale” area. Curious to see how this all turns out. Not well, is my guess.
We now have drones equipped with EMP beams — and that could be lethal: What do you mean “we”?
On the Headphones . . .