“What could possibly be funnier than depositing a perfectly ridiculous, obviously false, fake cheque?”
Tuesday, August 7
Monday, August 6
The rise and fall of Bernard von NotHaus, the creator of the most successful (and some say illegal) alternative currency in the U.S.
What the health care industry can learn from how The Cheesecake Factory does business.
On Enrique of Malacca, “the closest thing there is to a hero in the story of Ferdinand Magellan’s horribly botched attempt to circumnavigate the world.”
Sunday, August 5
Saturday, August 4
No, but for security software companies it’s a useful fiction.
In a posthumously published essay, Twain recounts dreams of a long-lost love.
Friday, August 3
In the late 90s, an American man adopted a 5-year-old from the Ukraine. A decade later, one of the two would be accused of molesting young boys. The other would be charged with murder.
A profile of “not just the toughest but the most corrupt and abusive sheriff in America.”