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Every week, Josh and Chuck read tons of material. Here they share with you the best of the bunch. Enjoy it in good health. Read more ›

bestreading_hppromo The Best Stuff We’ve Read This Week

Each week, Josh and Chuck read tons of material and a lot of it is really good. Here’s the best of the bunch. Read more ›

French Tourism Board: “Sourire pour les porcs de touristes!”

Translation above — “Smile for the tourist swine!” Or, as babelfish says it, “To smile for the pigs of tourists!” I like that one better, actually. What we’re talking about here is a directive, or maybe that’s too harsh. A

Psst. AIG changed its name to AIU Holdings. Pass it along.

I drove my hobbled Volvo into work today and along Moreland Ave. in East Atlanta I noticed something that caught my attention. The ornate 50s-era stone building tucked between a Long John Silver’s and a Bank of America (and where,

Marijuana Tax to Save the Economy!

Some number crunchers out in California (natch) have come up with some compelling financial arguments for legalizing, and in turn taxing the crud out of the little plant the U.S. government loves to hate. An owner of two medical marijuana

Lucy the Australopithecus, Just Another Victim of Market Fluctuations

Back in the day, about 3.2 million years ago, an upright hominid of the Australopithecus afarensis variety, wandered around Ethiopia. Who knows what she did — pick berries and wrestle gazelles and the like is probably a pretty good bet.

Name Your Price Restaurant Rakes in the Dough

I came an interesting little tidbit yesterday on CNN.com. A cafe owner in Kettering, Ohio has a new pricing policy — pay what you feel like the meal is worth. It sounds crazy, but his business is actually thriving with

Recession to end in 2009?

Yesterday on “60 Minutes” Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke went out on a limb and predicted that the economy here in America will edge out of the current recession by the end of 2009 and begin to rebuild itself over

Teens to Obama: Leave Foreclosure Assistance Out of Stimulus Package

Thanks to our friends at The Obscure Store for pointing the way to a story in the Naples Daily News. Down in Ft. Myers, Fla., this past weekend 17 kids (10 of which were underage) were busted at a house

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