WIL WHEATON dot TUMBLR: Secret Fed Loans Gave... →
soupsoup: Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks Undisclosed $13B The Fed didn’t tell anyone which banks were in trouble so deep they required a combined $1.2 trillion on Dec. 5, 2008, their single neediest day. Bankers didn’t mention that they took tens of billions of dollars in emergency …
Map of all American road casualties, 2001-2009 →
329,629 people died on American roads between 2001 and 2009 (about 41,000 per year). Linked here is a map including location, vehicle, and demographic data for every single one. Are there any particularly dangerous spots in your neighborhood? Amazing data work, if sad. Travel safely, folks.
Not-So-Weekly Snickles #8
based on Havi Brooks’ Friday Chicken The icky stuff. Follow-through. I’m not so good at doing this weekly, am I? Routine would be good (maybe picking a day of the week to post) but Routine and I still have some talking to do before we are friendly. I think Routine is stodgy and cramps my style, and it thinks I am wild and stupid and illogical. Can we find a middle ground here? ...
Among the last 3 weeks' life lessons...
is the possibly trivial one that you cannot flip people the bird when you are biking in mittens. This is annoying, but probably better for world peace and harmony.