U.S. Fed Reserve Commits Economic Suicide

18 08 2007

The U.S. Federal Reserve pumped $62 billion into the banking system over two days last week as credit fears spread and stock markets sank
—a situation that’s been likened to financial Armageddon. On Thursday, the Fed injected another $17 billion.

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The IPhone Is Internet Explorer 4 All Over Again

18 08 2007

Facebook, Netvibes and Meebo all launched new iPhone-optimized versions of their sites this week and all three of them are very nice, but wasn
’t one of the points of the iPhone that it offered “a real web browser?”

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Video Catches Cop Breaking the Law — Twice

18 08 2007

A Brooklyn traffic cop became a YouTube star when she was caught on camera parking her patrol car in front of a fire hydrant – and then giving the finger to the cameraman. Then, as he filmed, another woman walked up, told him she was retired NYPD, and ordered him to stop filming the traffic agent because of terrorism.

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Man Pays $12,000 Tax Bill in Coins and $1 Bills

18 08 2007

A landlord said he wanted people to see the pain of his property tax bill when he hauled $12,656.07 in coins and $1 bills to the county treasurer’s office.
Cary Malchow said the heavy load left him “out of breath” but it was worth watching three cashiers working overtime and guarded by sheriff’s deputies on Monday to count every last cent…

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Nude virgins flee sex blaze

18 08 2007

Your first sexual experience can be a powerful, magical moment, as two loving souls entwine into one and enter a glorious new realms of sensuous filth. Then again, it can be a horrific, mortifying disaster that completely puts you off the very idea of sex for several years. Guess which category this story is in?

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