The Ancient City of Firuzabad, Iran, 1976 Paradise lost: Persia from above is a unique photographic record by the pioneer of aerial photography, Georg Gerster, who was granted unprecedented permission by Her Majesty Empress Farah Pahlavi to record the landscapes and cities of Persia in the late 1970s. The pictures included in the archive were … Continue reading
Month: April 2010
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-25)
Kyuss (17) The Mint Chicks (14) Kings of Leon (14) Samim (13) Buraka Som Sistema (12) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-25) Continue reading My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2010-4-25)
Is financial reform going to be a kabuki dance?
The first most substantial subject missing from the debate over how to overhaul Wall Street is how to address the fucked up incentives of its biggest enablers – the ratings agencies. Writing in The New York Times, economist Paul Krugman explains that: The rating agencies began as market researchers, selling assessments of corporate debt to … Continue reading Is financial reform going to be a kabuki dance?
Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Supercar. Boasting a 500-horsepower V8 and a pair of electric motors good for another 281 ponies. The gas-electric drivetrain is good for a claimed 78 mpg. Continue reading