- As it turns out it has recently been discovered that retailers with use a combination of market research, science, and even psychology to trick you into buying crap you don’t need. Who would have thunk it.
[tags: Consumerism, Shopping, Tips]
- Gary Gygax, creator of Dungeons & Dragons, has passed away. Pretty sad. Through much of the late 70s and early 80s I spent countless and very enjoyable hours with his wonderful creation.
[tags: Geek, Gaming, BoingBoing]
- Green Bay Packer and stud quarterback Brett Favre retires. In his 17-season career he never missed a start, playing 275 straight games. A record that will never be broken.
- Fortune Magazine has a list of America’s 20 Most Admired Companies. The top ten include: (1) Apple, (2) Berkshire Hathaway, (3) General Electric, (4) Google, (5) Toyota Motor, (6) Starbucks, (7) FedEx, (8) Procter & Gamble, (9) Johnson & Johnson, and (10) Goldman Sachs Group.
[tags: Apple, Google, Business, Branding]