Posts filed under “Weekend”

John McCain on Shorting, Default Swaps, TBTF

Wait for it . . .

John McCain isn’t selling his soul for political gain — he’s driving down its price so he can make a fortune in default swaps on the backend.

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I supported McCain in 2000 — his transformation from Maverick then into just another politician in 2008 was hugely disappointing.

Category: Weekend

Roland Micro Cube Review

Hat tip boingboing

Category: Music, Weekend

Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid (Concept)

From Porsche, the 700 Horsepower, 918 Spyder, that hits 62 mph in 3.2 seconds — and gets 78 MPG! Presenting a high-performance mid-engined concept sports car with ultra-efficient, low-emission drive technology, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is further increasing the Company’s competence in hybrid technology. The 918 Spyder prototype combines high-tech racing features…Read More

Category: Weekend

Helpful Guide to Fruit

Why is this xkcd cartoon so amusing? hat tip ReflectionsOf.Me

Category: Weekend

Dr. Who Preview

Category: Weekend

General Motors Unveils its Chevy Volt

MarketWatch’s Steve Gelsi takes the Chevy Volt for a test drive. The Volt runs on an electric charge for up to 40 miles, then a gasoline engine kicks in to charge the battery after that.

Category: Travel, Weekend

Matzah Man

Click for Video Hat tip Wen-do-rama ~!

Category: Humor, Weekend

Digits: Walt Mossberg iPad Discussion

Category: Television, Weekend

Spell with Flickr

This is amusing: Spell with Flickr Try having some fun with it beyond the usual ransom notes . . .

Category: Humor, Weekend

Infinite Stackable USB Cables

How cool is this, from Gonglue Jiang, a desing student at Zhejiang University: > via Design Fetish

Category: Technology, Web/Tech, Weekend