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tpdsaa:

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theeconomist:

Daily Chart: How solvent is your state? The markets suggest that California is seen as slightly less likely to default than Spain but slightly more so than Italy.

theeconomist:

Daily Chart: How solvent is your state? The markets suggest that California is seen as slightly less likely to default than Spain but slightly more so than Italy.

theatlantic:

mikehudack:

felixsalmon:

A history of bank megamergers. I remember nearly all of these pretty well, but must admit I don’t recall HF Ahmanson.

Incredible.

From 37 to 4 in 20 years. Wow.

theatlantic:

mikehudack:

felixsalmon:

A history of bank megamergers. I remember nearly all of these pretty well, but must admit I don’t recall HF Ahmanson.

Incredible.

From 37 to 4 in 20 years. Wow.

soundcloud:

Dan Patterson interviews Scott Beale of Laughing Squid

In today’s installment of our blog interview series Overheard By SoundCloud, we caught up with ABC News Radio reporter Dan Patterson who has been sharing TONS of audio via his SoundCloud.

To not miss Dan’s advice on how to prepare for the inevitable zombie apocalypse, click here.

rachelwalshillustration:

Interweb project: “Explain something modern/internet based to someone who lived and died before 1900”.  I made this to explain Amazon’s Kindle to Charles Dickens.

rachelwalshillustration:

Interweb project: “Explain something modern/internet based to someone who lived and died before 1900”.  I made this to explain Amazon’s Kindle to Charles Dickens.

Um mum mum: Why I started Reading

pieratt:

leppert:

Reading has shifted our conversation at Svpply - it’s been fun - and I enjoy working on it here and there because each time I do, the conversation gets even better. Maybe you’ll get a kick out of it too.

(a) Great post from Greg about the beginnings of Reading.am.

(b) Best possible outcome from that blockquote is gathering that our team is illiterate.

(Source: leppert, via pieratt)

peacecorps:

Lillian Carter, Peace Corps Volunteer and mother of President Jimmy Carter, works as a nurse in a hospital. India - 1968

peacecorps:

Lillian Carter, Peace Corps Volunteer and mother of President Jimmy Carter, works as a nurse in a hospital. India - 1968

(via ourpresidents)

nypl:

Everyone seems to love snow photos, so in honor of the first day of winter, here’s another one! It shows a snowstorm on Fifth Avenue and 17th Street in Manhattan in 1893. Click on it to see even more images from our collections!  

nypl:

Everyone seems to love snow photos, so in honor of the first day of winter, here’s another one! It shows a snowstorm on Fifth Avenue and 17th Street in Manhattan in 1893. Click on it to see even more images from our collections!  

oatmeal:

How to tell if the weather is going to be a really big deal

oatmeal:

How to tell if the weather is going to be a really big deal