Monthly Archives: June 2014

Strange Job Interview Questions

  Question:   How do you get an elephant in a fridge? Answer:   You can get an elephant into a fridge relatively easily because they are contrary and curious creatures. That means all that is required is a sign … Continue reading

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#Comedy | Tom Simmons – Money Is Our God                                      

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What Gets More Expensive When Oil Prices Rise

  Plastic About 40% of an oil barrel yields gasoline; the rest generates a variety of other petroleum-based products, according to the Department of Energy. Anything made out of plastic is derived from petrochemicals–chemical products made from petroleum–and therefore, its … Continue reading

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10 Things The Fast Food Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know

  McDonald’s Grew During The Recession McDonald’s had higher sales growth in 2008 than in 2006 or 2007, opening nearly 600 stores that year, according to Slate. The chain was able to take advantage of Americans’ recession tastes: Cheap, convenient … Continue reading

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Top Industries and Countries Where Robots Are Taking Over

  Source: International Federation of Robotics Top Industries Where Robots Are Taking Over 6.   Pharmaceuticals and cosmetics Approx. 2,000 robots added in 2013. 5.   Food Processing Approx. 6,000 robots added in 2013. 4.   Rubber and plastics Approx. … Continue reading

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People Self Managing Themselves without the State in #Spain

  In this video Luke Rudkowski talks to a 20-year local of Barcelona about the hopeful changing social economic conditions. The recent economic disaster in Spain has caused austerity measures and the people to rely less on the government and … Continue reading

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Documentary Ivory Tower – Is College Worth It?

Ivory Tower questions the purpose of higher education in an era when the price of college has increased more than for any other service in the U.S. economy since 1978. While many college graduates struggle to find menial employment waiting … Continue reading

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A Dozen Dumb Taxes

  NOBEL PRIZE TAX Being rewarded for helping bring world peace or writing a great novel can cost you. The “Nobel prize” tax–in reality it also applies to other prizes such as the Pulitzer–is a tax levied against the money … Continue reading

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Why did Thailand have a coup? Some answers

      Confessions of an Economic Hit Man: How the U.S. Uses Globalization to Cheat Poor Countries Out of Trillions     Democracy Now Transcript   After Latest Coup in Thailand, Will U.S. Rethink Military Ties to Longtime Asian … Continue reading

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