T&C

Reading Literature on Screen: A Price for Convenience?

I've often been curious if reading on screen was as valuable as reading a physical page.  I'll be interested in future studies, but I know I read more with my phone and iPad than I would without them. 

She said more research is needed to understand what’s lost by reading literature on screen. She added that the type of text, the device used, and the background experience of the reader could all influence the outcome

Why you shouldn't drive slowly in the left lane

As someone who commutes to work using some of Florida's most glorious interstate highways, please share this link with anyone you know that drives slow in the left lane.

If they give you the the following justtification... slash their tires.

Now, some people counter that as long as they're going the speed limit, they don't have to move over — and by slowing down would-be speeders, they're making the roads safer.

We want to do a lot of stuff; we're not in great shape. We didn't get a good night's sleep. We're a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems in one delightful little cup.

- Jerry Seinfeld

How New York Real Estate Became a Dumping Ground for the World’s Dirty Money

Many walk a fine line between showing off and staying on the down-low. Instead of putting property in their own names, they may arrange to put the names of their spouses, children, lawyers or other proxies on property deeds. Often, the buyer of record isn’t a flesh-and-blood person—it’s a limited liability company set up in a US state, or an offshore company established in the British Virgin Islands or some other overseas haven.

Not much different than the cocaine money that built the Miami skyline in the 1980s and 90s.