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Wednesday, July 04, 2012

For those of you who have yet to get your fill of broccoli

This is a really nice analysis of the economics of (positive) incentives to engage in commerce (also called subsidies) and negative incentives (taxes or penalties).  Long story short, any desired outcome can be achieved in either way.  But read it.

Monday, July 02, 2012

Links that probably don't mean what they say

This is a link today on AOL's main page:

Tips for eating condiments with diabetes

I, personally, was unaware that mayo could have diabetes...