Daily Archives: May 12, 2010

Black Swan author Nassim Taleb linked to stock market flash crash

Black Swan author Nassim Taleb, who wrote about improbable events like Wall Street's Flash Crash, was loosely linked to the mass selloff...
A black swan in the water, facing the camera

Climate change bill hits Senate with little chance for success

The Senate climate change bill was unveiled Wednesday, and John Kerry hopes to pass it this year despite toxic bickering and the BP oil spill...
factory smokestacks spewing pollution

Accutane: One lawsuit settled, thousands filed

Roche Laboratories has settled another lawsuit about its acne drug Accutane. What do these lawsuits allege, and is Accutane dangerous? READ ON...
Prescription bottles

Payday loan APR Fees and How They Compare To Other Financing Rates

A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.
A fee of $32 on a $100 bounced check can have an APR as high as 2,336%. You would be surprised to see how other fees measure up.

Usury and payday loans: An unreasonable comparison

Payday lending has been called usury by some, but a closer look at secular and religious history poses a serious challenge to that idea…
A woman wearing a dress made of gold coins. That's exorbitant and unreasonable, at least in most people's minds. Payday lending is neither of those things, as you'll see.

How to pay bills after a breakup: with online payday loans

Online payday loans can piece you back together when breaking up breaks the bank. Find out how you can benefit from them. CLICK TO READ MORE
Use online payday loans to take care of the after-effects of a break-up.

Libyan plane crash leaves one survivor

A Libyan plane crash has left 103 dead. One survivor, an 8-year-old Dutch boy, is in the hospital after being discovered alive. READ MORE...
Plane Crash

Installment Loans Online and How They Differ From The Average Payday Loan

One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.
One of the most liked features of installment loans is being able to pay them back over a much longer period of time then normal loans you may find locally.

Malamanteau | Defining a new word

Malamanteau: A word created by combining a new word with an incorrect word. Get a full explanation of malamanteau and where it came from here...
Dictionary

Guerdwich Montimere, 22, nabbed for posing as high schooler

The 22-year-old Guerdwich Montimere, aka Jerry Joseph, was arrested for posing as a 16-year-old and playing high school basketball. SEE HOW…
Logo for Permian High School in Odessa, Texas. Apparently they don't teach the differences between 16- and 22-year-olds in health class, if Guerdwich Montimere's ruse is any indication.