Man hypnotises himself before operation BBC. As in “Look Ma, no anaesthetic!”
Cat Desktop Bed Is a Good Idea, But Cats Will Never Go For It Gizmodo (hat tip Kevin Drum). This is really unnecessary. Contrary to public opinion, cats can be trained to stay off keyboards (although weaning them off “distract the human” strategies is another matter).
How cheap are US banks? Macro Man. Not bad at all for a quick and dirty analysis.
Ultra-Bears: I take it back! Accrued Interest. AI asks his bears what they’d need to see to go long. The comments are quite good.
The foreclosure ‘discount’ Calculated Risk. You must go and see what $640,000 bought at the peak of the market. Yikes.
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