Archive for November, 2004

10 Things Chinese Do Better

Thursday, November 4th, 2004

A bit of an old article, but some good tidbits nonetheless, that daily banking thing would be awesome, but the likelihood of that happening in the USA is about zilch I’d say, until ATMs can do everything a human teller can. — 6. Daily banking We feel so lucky when a bank branch in Canada […]

Spammers to Get 9 Years in Prison?

Thursday, November 4th, 2004

Now, I REALLY hate spammers (I get on the order of coupla hundred a day), but giving them nine YEARS of prison just seems a bit extreme, I mean you could kill someone and get less than that. The fact that he made $24 million from spamming though, astounds me, I think the judge should […]

Bush is Gonna Win It…

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2004

By taking Florida and Ohio, it seems George W. Bush will win again, this time it really shouldn’t be disputed at all. Kerry really failed Ohio, where jobs were lost aplenty the past four years, and in Florida, where he didn’t show his face after the bad hurricane season just a few months ago. If […]

Betting Lines Favor Kerry in Mid-afternoon Trading

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2004

While Bush was a slight favorite yesterday afternoon at -130 (meaning laying down $130 gets you $230 total back if Bush wins), Kerry at +110 (putting down $100 gives you $210 if Kerry wins), today the tables have drastically turned. The line a few minutes ago at TheGreek was Kerry (-260) and Bush (+220), making […]

The MTV Vote?

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2004

Will this be the first presidential election where the youth of America has a voice? With the MTV barrage and Puffy’s ridiculously named ‘Vote or Die‘ campaign (though Hillary Clinton begs to differ), the 18 to 30 year old crowd has never been so constantly attacked on voting. It’s surprising that many of the polls […]