KAMPALA (Reuters) – Ugandan police are holding a Ghanaian preacher over a stage magic device they fear may dupe people into believing they have experienced miracles. Customs officials seized the Electric Touch device – which magicians use to give small[…]
From Bored Panda: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, although certain patent lawyers might disagree. Despite this phrase being uttered by the English cleric Charles Caleb Colton sometime in the 19th century, patent law has been in existence since[…]
On the same day the BBC reports that $8.7bn is unaccounted for in Iraq, the house passes an emergency $59bn for Afghanistan. What could possibly go wrong? Past mismanagement The audit blamed the inability to account for the money on[…]
Sen. Levin Grills Goldman Sachs Exec On “Shi**y Deal” E-mail
Old AIG Comercial – “Butterflies” There is an excellent article in the current Rolling Stone Magazine that deconstructs the whole AIG meltdown. There is also a list of the “Dirty Dozen‘ bankers and brokers responsible for the financial crisis.
Well France and Germany believe the cause is a Bayer CropScience pesticide. A German prosecutor is investigating Werner Wenning, Bayer’s chairman, and Friedrich Berschauer, the head of Bayer CropScience, after critics alleged that they knowingly polluted the environment. The investigation[…]
From newsok: The House on Wednesday evening overwhelmingly rejected President Bush’s plan to eliminate the $420 million federal subsidy for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The 357-72 vote demonstrated the enduring political strength of public broadcasting. The outcome was never[…]