- SIRC guide to flirting - this is an incredibly long article about social science and how you should flirt. Entertaining!
- Now-needy FDIC collected little in premiums - so let me get this straight. The FDIC (the "I" stands for "Insurance", remember) didn't collect money from most banks from 1996-2006 because
Congress believed that the fund was so well-capitalized - and that bank failures were so infrequent - that there was no need to collect the premiums for a decadeThis makes me sad, as someone clearly doesn't understand what insurance is.
- The Untold Story of the World's Biggest Diamond Heist - a great Wired story about a real-life Ocean's 11 or something. Fascinating!
- Awesome video game-themed shirt and poster.