How to Lose $20 Billion of Value in 2 Trading Days. The story of Bank of America and its disastrous deal with Merrill Lynch.
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Mashing Up Literature, the game of taking two well-known books and combining them. Check the comments for more silly ideas.
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This song of reconciliation after a tough presidential election is pleasant, if schmaltzy. What is really impressive is the audio and video manipulation.
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Keeping your used car can save you big bucks in the long run. The author of this post figures he saved $25,000 by driving his '95 Prism instead of trading it for a new car. (via Lifehacker)
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Top 10 Star Wars Sports Crossovers. Don't miss the video of the Storm Trooper playing the national anthem! (via Metafilter)
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She isn't as well-known as Jane Goodall or Dian Fossey, but Birute Mary Galdikas has devoted her life to the orangutans of Indonesia. She's worried about how palm oil plantations are destroying their territory.
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What's the difference between running amok and going berserk? And where did those phrases come from, anyway?