The story behind what an ESPN.com writer calls the "single greatest line of trash talk in sports history".
George C. Scott. Just because. (Two minute video; line is at 1:48.)
Here's Ed Harris with another great line. Also just because.
Toddler sings the blues. (Link via Metafilter.)
For those who watched ESPN's series on MJ, I link to this for an insight I haven't seen anywhere else.
I may have linked to this before, but it's still useful to know that you don't have to be a tape-swapping Deadhead to access a whole lot of the Dead's music.
Except for the last one, I found most of these funny. From McSweeney's.
From The Last Waltz, Muddy Waters with The Band.
"There really is a 'thinness gene' but unfortunately only 1% of us have it: Why some people ARE able to eat whatever they want and not put on weight"
Only 1%?! Yet more evidence that God has a sense of humor.
A very nice story of a guy making an honest buck. A whole lot of bucks, actually. (Any resemblance to Amazon's strategy is purely coincidental, I'm sure.)
What’s noticeable about Roses, though, is how little it is changing. There is no e-commerce. No acquisitions since 2003. No newly constructed stores, only rehabs. No customer-loyalty program. Same CEO and same chief operating officer since 2006. The company headquarters is in the same downtown Henderson space where P.H. Rose opened his third store.
Moreover, the company’s strategy hasn’t changed (cheap, cheap, cheap!) enabling customers to “improve their lifestyles at a price they can afford,” Sawyer says. “If you focus on buying at the right price, controlling your costs and giving great value to your customer, you can be successful.”
UPDATE: Link added now.
Claim that Kahneman and Tversky's famous results have been replicated.