Internet Goodies for Sunday, October 19th 2008

Linking and driving, only without the driving.

  • The Smart Set: The Term Paper Artist
    An academic mercenary gives a behind the scenes look at writing term papers for money.
    Filed Under [plagiarism essays education academia ]
  • The climate change unbelievers
    In spite of the overwhelming evidence to the contrary, some very smart people think climate change isn’t happening.
    Filed Under [environment climatechange ]
  • McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: The Economic Crisis Hits the Markson Family Monopoly Board.
    “I realize Bethany is only 6, and you find it cute that she writes “$5,000″ in crayon on the backs of the Chance and Community Chest cards when she runs out of funds and uses them to purchase houses, but, if you recall, that is exactly what led to the inflation that crippled our Friday fun.”
    Filed Under [satire economics ]
  • Interview with Noam Chomsky:
    Saying the things Chomsky says, like: “Nobody should have any illusions. The United States has essentially a one-party system and the ruling party is the business party. ”
    Filed Under [politics election08 economics ]
  • 900-Pound Giant Squid Joins Cast Of ‘The View’Filed Under [humor ]
  • Late Bloomers
    Malcolm Gladwell questions our equation of precociousness with genius, and asks if maybe we shouldn’t appreciate the creators who have put in the time.
    Filed Under [none]
  • Bill Clinton talks about Fight Club
    “But you know, so it was a little too nihilist for me, but I thought it was very compelling. I thought that those two guys were great and I think that Helena Bonham Carter was in it and she was a very compelling figure in it. I thought it was quite good.”
    Filed Under [none]
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