Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Link roundup

1. Gregg Easterbrook:

The U.S. Treasury is seeking to save $100 million per year by removing nickel from the nickel; nickel lobbyists are fighting this in Congress. The International Zinc Association is lobbying to maintain the existence of the penny, which is mostly zinc. If the United States, at a time of record mega-deficits, can't even get rid of pennies because members of Congress fear the loss of donations from the zinc lobby, how will fiscal sense ever be established?
2. Some absolutely fascinating observations about human sexuality.

3. Now maybe donuts for breakfast is a good idea? Via.

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