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Interwebbed: Top Cyber and Crypto News for Wednesday, August 27

Today we’re featuring trolls, dark markets, drones, racists, banks, and idiots, among other fragrant denizens of The Cryptosphere. Enjoy? And make sure your shots are up to date before clicking. 157 more words


Looking Back Katrina's 9th Anniversary: Biloxi & Gulfport

In recognition of the the 9th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this week we feature some images from the Mississippi Heritage Trust Hurricane Katrina page along with images uploaded to the… 414 more words

Historic Preservation

The youth of today…

Peer-to-peer lending is a growing area of online funding for small business. Recent research highlights a more literal form of peer-to-peer help: young people are increasingly funding their leisure activities by a traditional route of borrowing from friends. 273 more words


Meet Blackrock: new James Bond movie villain or Too Big To Fail financial powerhouse?

Or both.

Are there any readers out there old enough to remember the story of the original Too Smart and Too Big to Fail money manager, Nobel-prizewinner-packed  1,100 more words


The Broken World of The Status Quo's Model Of "How The World Works"

The Status Quo’s Model Of “How The World Works” Is Broken

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog,

The Status Quo is dysfunctional because its model of how the world works is broken. 604 more words


Buffett more interested in yield than tax implications in Burger King deal

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett will help finance the marriage of Burger King (ticker: BKW) and Tim Hortons (THI) by purchasing preferred stock equal to about $3 billion, or 25% of the deal’s financing. 221 more words


Why Mortgages Are Still Hard to Get

If you’re wondering why people are still renting instead of buying the Wall Street Journal has an item that helps explain what’s going on. In short, the banks are covering their butts and doing whatever they can to not repeat the mistakes they made during the housing bubble. 270 more words

Housing Trends