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Wall Street Journal Exposes Startup Chile Fraud

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Startup Chile program is a huge waste of government funds. Start-Up Chile spent $40 million on grants, its economic achievements have been limited. About 80% of the foreign firms that are accepted leave … Continue reading

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Is Google Using Obama to Hobble Competitors?

The Street claims, Google Turns From Innovator to Washington Insider: If any industry and region has embodied the spirit of creativity and unapologetic change, it has been Silicon Valley. But the upstart is now part of the establishment with a … Continue reading

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Somebody Read the Collected Works of Donald Trump!

Carlos Lozada of the Washington Post read all 8 books written by Donald Trump. Fascinating reading! “We need a leader that wrote ‘The Art of the Deal,’ ” Trump declared during his presidential campaign announcement in June, and he has repeatedly … Continue reading

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Will Skipping Breakfast Make You Fat?

The Washington Post reports on a nutrition study: Researchers at a New York City hospital several years ago conducted a test of the widely accepted notion that skipping breakfast can make you fat. For some nutritionists, this idea is an … Continue reading

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Fun Ad for Google Translate

Google Translate is a great product and keeps getting better.

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What is Beatboxing?

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Herd of Bucks Jump Fence

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Why is Renewing the Cold War with Russia Foolish?

Russia is a great country that is far more valuable than Ukraine. From Quora, Igor Markov describes a few recent accomplishments that have enriched the world. Russia (most likely Putin) talked Bashar Al-Assad into getting rid of the most dangerous … Continue reading

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Beetle Rolling Poop Ball – Oops!

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Horsetooth Rock Vista

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