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I grabbed these snaps yesterday AM about 6 — when the clouds and the sky were a very unusual color: Sunday, September 12m 2010
Classic Driver: “Due to appear at the Paris Motor Show on 2-17 October, the wraps have come off Bentley’s new Continental GT four-seater coupé – a car which aims to build on the success of its 2003 predecessor. The current 6-litre, twin-turbocharged W12 engine now has a raised power output of 567bhp, plus 700Nm (516lb…Read More
Visually astonishing This February 2010 landslide is an example of liquefaction — the earth, rock and soil flow like a river. If you have never witnessed this, it is quite amazing to see . . . Italy Calabria About 200 residents have been evacuated from their homes after a landslide split a hillside apart in…Read More
A Florida pastor plans to burn Korans on the anniversary of 9/11, and John Oliver reads from the Jewish manual. (07:11) The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c
Fantastic bike: > from Rhinebeck Grand National Meet: Newly restored bike owned by Frank Westfall of Syracuse, NY. Originally built by O. Ray Courtney in 1936 and is based on a 1930 K.J Henderson. The bike is powered by inline four cylinder. The bike is a fantastic piece of history, the craftsmanship is absolutely stunning…Read More
> More photos at automobile mag > Source: Ferrari 458 Italia Has Enough Superlatives to Match the Sticker LAWRENCE ULRICH NYT August 19, 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/22/automobiles/autoreviews/22ferrari-italia.html
This song, fondly entitled “We Didn’t See It Comin”, by The Gregory Brothers with some help from various titans of finance, not to mention the FCIC, scrutinizing in the key of B minor.
Planet Money: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/
Lyrics after the jump . . .
Hat tip Financial Philosopher
FREAKONOMICS is the highly anticipated film version of the phenomenally bestselling book about incentives-based thinking by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner. Like the book, the film examines human behavior with provocative and sometimes hilarious case studies, bringing together a dream team of filmmakers responsible for some of the most acclaimed and entertaining documentaries in recent…Read More