Jason Cochran

Stuff you never knew you never knew

Archive for January, 2012

Jan

26

2012

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Spirit Airlines alleges conspiracy because it can’t pretend airfares are $9

Travel sellers are sending customers disingenuous emails about the new DOT fare quote rules. Spirit Airlines' fear-mongering email is typical of the false victimhood that hucksters hide behind these days.

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Jan

10

2012

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Seven things Facebook and Google get wrong about you

Most of the major sites we use now purport to be able to "customize" what they show you based on what you've looked at before. But this worrying fascination is built on some logical lapses about who we are and what our behavior really exposes about ourselves.

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Jan

5

2012

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You’re not a very good capitalist

Too many people seem to think hard work is the same thing as 'capitalism.' In truth, almost all of us work hard to put the fruit of our labor in an investor's pocket. Look at your life if you doubt me.

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Jan

1

2012

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A mesmerizing HD drive through South Dakota’s Badlands

This video of Badlands National Park in South Dakota is seductive. It's a nearly four-minute, uninterrupted shot of the driver's view as he travels east on Badlands Loop Road (240) as it prepares to intersect with 377 near Interior, South Dakota.

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