Monthly Archives: April 2017

De-stress With These 8 Home Life Products

This piece was written by the people who run the Cracked Store to tell you about products that are being sold there. As anyone with eyes, ears, and internet access can gather, our current world is a frightening heap of deep structural inequality, unchecked global power, and incoherent mass media. Despite the warm comfort that […]

First coal-free day in Britain since Industrial Revolution – BBC News

Britain went a full day without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, the National Grid says. The energy provider said Friday’s lack of coal usage was a “watershed” moment. Britain’s longest continuous energy period without coal until now was 19 hours – first achieved last May, and again […]

A plea from the founder of Starbucks to stop buying the Unicorn Frappuccino

Image: starbucks Hello, my name is Rutherford Q. Starbucks and I am the founder of Starbucks. When an employee first came to me with the Unicorn Frappuccino idea I told him no. I gave you all the benefit of the doubt. I told him, we here at Starbucks, we respect our customers and they respect […]

13 reasons why Rotterdam may be Europe’s new capital of cool

(CNN)Rotterdam — the Netherlands’ second largest city and Europe’s biggest port — is currently enjoying its transformation from a city plagued with urban problems to a hip place to visit or live. Long lost in the shadow of Amsterdam, crowdfunding initiatives and striking new architecture have helped boost Rotterdam’s vibe and image recently. Some are […]

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Global debt explodes at 'eye-watering' pace to hit £170 trillion

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Global debt explodes at ‘eye-watering’ pace to hit £170 trillion: Global debt has climbed at an “eye-watering” pace over the past decade, soaring to a fresh high of £170 trillion last year, according to the Institute of International Finance (IIF). Continued

Billionaire Investor Holds 10 Percent of His Life Savings in Bitcoin, Predicts Price to Hit $2,000 – Bitcoin XYZ

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Billionaire Investor Holds 10 Percent of His Life Savings in Bitcoin, Predicts Price to Hit $2,000 – Bitcoin XYZ: Billionaire hedge fund investor Mike Novogratz, who made it into the Forbes billionaire list in 2008, revealed that he holds 10 percent of his net worth in Bitcoin and Ethereum. Continued

New Life for the SDR? by Mohamed A. El-Erian – Project Syndicate

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New Life for the SDR? by Mohamed A. El-Erian – Project Syndicate: WASHINGTON, DC – The rise of anti-globalization political movements and the threat of trade protectionism have led some people to wonder whether a stronger multilateral core for the world economy would reduce the risk of damaging fragmentation. After all, lest we forget, the […]

How Canada completely lost its mind over real estate – Macleans.ca

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How Canada completely lost its mind over real estate – Macleans.ca: Not many events can compel people to shell out more than $150 to spend an entire Saturday perched on metal folding chairs inside a chilly, cavernous auditorium. But in Toronto, the prospect of getting rich in real estate will do the trick. Last month, […]

WATCH: “Those who deny the #Holocaust are an accomplice to…

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WATCH: “Those who deny the #Holocaust are an accomplice to this horrible evil,” Pres. #Trump says at the Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Days of Remembrance ceremony.