Can beer be just as good warm? The right temperate beer in a non chilled glass can provide the optimum drinking experience. I have found room temperature to maximize the flavor of some beers. However it might not provide the optimum temperature for the alcohol to be happy in my stomach. One of my base rules of beer drinking has always been: If you can’t drink a beer warm,...
Word of the day
Disappointment [dis-uh-point-muhnt] 1. The feeling of dissatisfaction that follows the failure of expectations to manifest If you expect it, is it still disappointment?
North Korea’s currency fiasco stirs up rare anger
One North Korean woman interviewed said common laborers under the new system were making about 2,500 won per month, barely more than $1 at the new exchange rates prevailing on the black market. Cooking oil is a luxury, so unaffordable that people buy only a few grams at a time in small plastic bags From the LA Times
You know, I did do wrong. But that’s the times,” said waterman Willy Beck, 43,...– (via tenfour) My brother lives in that part of the country. He told me a story of some man who got his second DUI before his first one even had its court date. There is nothing else to do there but drink.
Death Star trench run
Θ (Death Star) |-o-| [-o-] |-o|- ~ ~ ~ >=< (Ties chasing Luke) Ɑ˾ ~ ~ [-o-] (Millennium Falcon saves Luke) … … (Use the Force) [ + ]= (Luke, your targeting computer is off) [ (*) ] ...
Saint patricks day
Two growlers and sunny day realestate.
NPR disses the Pigou Club →
From Greg Mankiw: It is a rare opportunity when I find myself to the left of National Public Radio. But sometimes it happens. A blog reader alerts me to this NPR story, which says: economists frown on what they call “Pigovian taxes,” which are designed not only to raise revenue but put to governments in the position of trying to influence how people shop or behave. I don’t...
Are you old? Do you like going to McDonald’s for a small coffee only? Then...– My brother on cell phones.
The three things I remember from elementary school
Getting in trouble for running; scheming ways to run. Stepping on cracks would break my mothers back. Walking around the school in lines.
nom nom nom nom: Quotes from the wsbf election:... →
Quotes from the wsbf election: “WSBF used to not be listener friendly. Now we are making it more listener friendly. I have no plans on changing the music policy to be more restrictive. I think we are balancing on the correct path between too big and too small of bands.” This guy did win. Not listener friendly? I have always been able to play around 80% the requests that I have ever gotten...
The very survival of a religion is contingent on its protecting itself.
An argument for marriage
From these graphs we see the benefits of specialization. One person can focus on benefiting every one with the public good of a well run house. Another person can focus on making more money. Some other benefits not shown on this graph Lower mortality rates are lower for married people This credible commitment of marriage would allow for even greater specialization for the 2 parties along...
Japan’s Slow-Motion Crisis →
From Kenneth Rogoff. Professor of Economics and Public Policy at Harvard University, and was formerly chief economist at the IMF.
Economics Research projects
Analysis of food service corporations on public v. private 4 year schools Placement and number of condiments provided to customers by restaurants. What should I choose?