Business Insider reports that a study this year indicates people with nick names or shorter names tend to earn more money than people who go by longer names. From the story: “From an analysis of nearly 6 million names, the… Read More ›
Archive for November 2013
CNBC reports that for a fee, a woman in Portland Oregon, will visit the house of men and cuddle for $60 per hour or $300 to stay the night, with absolutely no “funny business” allowed. Men who have bought this… Read More ›
You Are Totally Never Going To Graduate From Blue Square To Black Diamond Ski Hills With All These Human Obstacles Walking Up The Hills For Free!
Whenever we can, we read the blogs of people who have followed this blog, or somehow otherwise ended up in our WordPress reader. So, today’s news was found in our reader reported by WordPress site Sykose Extreme Sports News. And… Read More ›
Analysis Of Most Used Words In Hunger Games; Harry Potter; and Twilight Series’ May Be More Readable Than The Words In These Books!
Slate put together an interesting “textual analysis” of the most popular phrases and words in the Hunger Games, Harry Potter, and Twilight series of novels. You can view the tables of categories such as “Most Distinctive Adjectives by Author” by… Read More ›
Yahoo reports that a new supersonic plane being developed by Boeing and other companies could travel 2,500 miles per hour, almost twice as fast as the Concorde. This could get you from London, England to Sydney, Australia in about four hours,… Read More ›
QMI Agency reports that a poll of Toronto residents conducted Wednesday indicates that 42% of Torontonians approve of the job that mayor Rob Ford is doing. According to Gallup from November 19 to 22, President Obama’s approval rating in the U.S…. Read More ›
CNN reports that the U.S. government is considering lifting inflight bans of cell phone calls. According to the article, for just millions of dollars, airplanes can be equipped to let you make cell phone calls, which carriers would likely recoup… Read More ›
CNN reports that Costco is apologizing after a pastor noticed price-tags on Bibles at a California store were labelled “Fiction.” 3 More Things A Big Box Store Could Do To Offend Christians 1. Instead of selling individual Bibles, sell bulk… Read More ›