October 17, 2019

Nonsensical Cuba embargo

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7 Reasons the nonsensical Cuba embargo has got to go From The Huffington Post More than half of Americans want to put the U.S. embargo on Cuba to rest, according to a poll released this week by the Atlantic Council, a nonpartisan think tank. We’re not surprised. It’s an outmoded idea whose time has passed. […]

These images of a ‘Tyco Roman Orgy’ helped put a CEO in prison

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By Erin Fuchs  From Business Insider Former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski is finally getting out of prison this week, so we thought we’d take a look at what landed him there in the first place eight years ago. Kozlowski and his right-hand man were convicted in 2005 of stealing $150 million from Tyco and illicitly […]

Pike Place Market

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33 reasons why Pike Place is the best market in America By Harrison Jacobs ALL PHOTOS: Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider except 1 (noted) Seattle’s Pike Place Market may not be the oldest farmer’s market in America, but it is often rated as the best. First opened in 1907, Pike Place sits on the Puget Sound waterfront, […]

Nice try, Dow Jones, but your “hot news” case is doomed — the news is everywhere now

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By Mathew Ingram From GIGAOM Summary: Dow Jones is suing a British news service, alleging that it steals breaking news reports, and that this is illegal under a century-old court ruling. But the U.S. wire service is trying to close the barn door long after the horse has left News used to be a relatively […]