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Archive for the 'Miscellaneous' Category
TSA Agent Confession - Dear America, I Saw You Naked. And yes, we were laughing. Confessions of an ex-TSA agent. Once, in 2008, I had to confiscate a bottle of alcohol from a group of Marines coming home from Afghanistan. It was celebration champagne intended for one of the men in the group — a […]
The Wizards of Odds - Video - NYTimes.com Pro gamblers win about 55% of the time. I know a friend who has a system for winning 55-57% of the time based on a very simple rule (I will not share this rule with you). He's done it over four or five years now, and he's […]
Peter Smart lives up to his name with this little article: Rethink the Airline Boarding Pass. Brilliant. I'm flying somewhere right now (to Orlando, for the PGA Show). I've already had my boarding passes fall apart because I've had to shove them in my pocket.
Formula For Perfect Parallel Parking Is Bigger Than The Spot. Well, now that that's figured out, we can move on to the smaller things in the world… (I honestly don't remember the last time I had to parallel park. But I live in Erie, PA, so that has a lot to do with it.)
I can tease him and he's cool with it. Pet peeve or something of mine.
How is this legal? How can they seize my laptop or cell phone for any reason? A federal judge today upheld a President Barack Obama administration policy allowing authorities along the U.S. border to seize and search laptops, smartphones and other electronic devices for any reason. … Alarmingly, the government contends the Fourth-Amendment-Free Zone stretches […]
A Speck in the Sea - Worth reading. And how big of a jerk would Jimmy Buffett have beef he had said "no, let's keep fishing?"
That was unexpected. I can't sing for crap.
I'm picking up what he's putting down.
I'd like to buy two sew-on patches each of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Pirates, and Steelers. Ideally they'd be about 4" x 4". What's the best place to buy them?
29 Dumb Things Finance People Say: 1. "They don't have any debt except for a mortgage and student loans." OK. And I'm vegan except for bacon-wrapped steak. 3. "Earnings missed estimates." No. Earnings don't miss estimates; estimates miss earnings. No one ever says "the weather missed estimates." They blame the weatherman for getting it wrong. […]