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Author Archives: Christina
Groupon is getting in trouble with state liquor laws. At least it is with Massachusetts’ Alcohol Beverage Control Board, citing violations of various liquor laws in the state, but mostly regarding discounted drinks. However, Groupon appears to be the only … Continue reading
Is this really Crayola’s latest product? Volokh says it best: “I think such a set of markers could be quite useful — but “multicultural” and “ethnic-sensitive” are ridiculous circumlocutions.” States Ask Apple, Google to Ban DUI Checkpoint Apps “Google said … Continue reading
The Odds of That Classic: Hiding Fail Post-Turkey Day: The Claim: Drink water before a meal to lose weight Yeah. I thought so. We looked at this study in Russ’ class and found their conclusions omitted a subset of individuals (nondrinkers, … Continue reading
Yep, they’ve gone too far. You could face an $11,000 fine for refusing the body scanner and the enhanced pat-down on the grounds of disrupting the security process. They’ve prompted complaints. Today, the day before Thanksgiving, is now National Opt-Out … Continue reading
Some millionaires are asking to be taxed more by letting the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts expire, and increasing rates across the board: from individual income tax to estate tax. Some say they should be paying more; others think it’s … Continue reading
It’s official: they’ve been warned. And now it’s prompted a buying binge. The discussion surrounding Four Loko and products like it has created something of a hyperbole of the product’s potency. A can of Four Loko comparatively only … Continue reading
Introducing eLegs D.I.Y. Foreign Aid Revolution Goodbye Basil, Hello Pumpkin Seeds Lungs Can ‘Taste’ Dangerous Bacteria, Researchers Say I’m Very, Very, Very Sorry … Really? (I think the one thing this article fails to mention is that when men do … Continue reading