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It Came from Beneath the Sea

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(4/10) A giant radioactive octopus destroys San Francisco in Columbia’s stale rehash of The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms. This low-budget programmer is saved by a good leading cast and Ray Harryhausen’s stop-motion animation. 6,631 more words

Monsters

Single : The Way I Walk - Jack Scott

These are the kinds of songs that made Babyhead a rock n roll lover.  Jukebox heaven.  Great beat, cool lyrics, wicked guitar, backing vocals and that sax.   64 more words

Is the collapse of productivity in the developed world really so close at hand?

The developed world may be facing another Malthusian moment. The first came at the end of the 18th century, when Thomas Malthus predicted dire consequences for humanity if population trends continued on their trajectory. 512 more words

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Your Passion Will Reveal Itself Again, Thank You Rob & Ed.

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Your Passion Will Reveal Itself Again. Thank you, Rob & Ed.

Last week standing the dining room of Hat City Kitchen staring out at the clock on Forest Street. 988 more words

COMMUNITY

The Inherently Arbitrary Nature of Measuring Everything, GDP Edition

GDP is “the size of our economy,” the sum total of goods and services produced by “our economy” consolidated into a single dollar figure. In case you didn’t already know this, how big it is, and how fast its growing, is considered by many observers to be important. 851 more words

Can U.S. Economic Growth Be Speeded Up?

It is widely recognized and deplored, see here and here, that economic growth in the U.S. has been very slow, averaging only 2% per year, since the end of the Great Recession in June 2009. 263 more words

Jack Heidel

The secret but vital to know number in today's economic news

Summary: Economists get excited about aggregate GDP (today’s hot economic news dot). People — you, me, our neighbors — care about per capita GDP… 807 more words

Economics