Tuesday, October 20, 2009

knowledge you can live without

Nokia products say "Made in China" on the back. Chinese-made Nokia-knockoffs say "Made in Finland"
[ht Tyler Cowen].


Odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot? You are 21 times more likely to be attacked by a shark during the next year than playing the lottery one time and winning.

Like low taxes? Federal government revenues, as a share of GDP, are at the lowest level since 1950 [ht them].

Nothing like a good recession to get the government off our backs.

Someday this knowledge may be important: I realized a couple of weeks ago that zombies cannot whistle.


RB: I am not now, nor have I ever been, a member of the Republican Party.


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