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Shopping Rage: Black Friday’s Competitive Shopping Road Rage

From the Los Angeles Times today comes this disturbing little item worthy of a scene from Dante’s Inferno: In Porter Ranch, a woman pepper sprayed customers at a Wal-Mart in what authorities say was a deliberate attempt to get more “door … Continue reading

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Today’s Number: 168,178,719

That’s the number of book titles in the world (according to Google’s cataloging project). And Geoffrey Nunberg is worried about how the translation of these titles into an electronic data base is going to be handled and managed: Whether the Google … Continue reading

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