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  • The Pessimism Bubble
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    This gloom is understandable, up to a point. The crash of 2008 exposed systemic problems with our way of life that no legislation can resolve: a reckless financial elite, an overextended public sector, and a culture of irresponsibility that’s visible everywhere from our debt-to-income ratios to our out-of-wedlock birth rate.

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  • Tuesday’s gossip column
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    Chelsea make bid for Liverpool’s Fernando Torres, plus other rumours

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  • Klose & Villa Close to Hitting Major FIFA World Cup Records
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    Klose is one goal away from tying Ronaldo’s record of 15 FIFA World Cup goals. Other interesting stats as well.

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  • SNIPERYUKENS and PYRODOKENS coming to Valve vs Capcom
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    A fighting game with Team Fortress 2 characters pulling off all kinds of awesome “SNIPERYUKENS” and “PYRODOKENS” would be awesome right? We would love it if someone could add other Valve characters into the mix, some Freeman and Glados would just be fine.

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  • ATM Vendors Threaten, Stop Research Presentation
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    An anonymous reader writes “A presentation about ‘The Underground Economy,’ by Italian white hat hacker and security expert Raoul Chiesa, was replaced at the last minute during last week’s Hack In The Box conference. The reason behind this cancellation was that Chiesa received legal pressure from ATM vendors over the fact that the originally scheduled presentation covers details of various techniques and exploits of vulnerabilities that cyber criminals (more…)

  • ‘Yup, I’m a racist’ t-shirts sold at July 4th Festival
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    “When I heard that there were people at the Lexington July 4th Festival selling t-shirts with the slogan, “Yup, I’m a racist” emblazoned on the front, I just had to see for myself.” (Includes video)

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  • Finding Open Source Projects Looking For Help?
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    aus writes “I’ve been doing web development for about 10 years now. It’s been very good to me, but I want to do more that write HTML, PHP, Javascript and CSS. Since the job market isn’t all that great right now in the US, it would seem that volunteering some time on an open source project would give me the satisfaction I’m looking for. The problem is finding a project that wants/needs help that I would also be interested in. I’ve tried browsing around (more…)