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News of the Week: October 24-30, 2010

Recapping interesting things in the news and on the net in the past week.

The Bank of England is on the verge of a revolution where traditional fractional reserve banking may become banned. Read more from Robert Peston about how banking could be reinvented in England.

I’m a big fan of the Lifehacker blog, and in this article you can read about why we “hack” things.

Bonnie Kristian at the YAL blog shares a great vid of Jay Leno doing some jay-walking with election questions.

Government: the killer of small businesses.

I discovered this interesting bit in the blog about the origins of drug prohibition in the USA. Turns out that racism was part of it…

I love Netflix, here’s how the won the battle of movie rentals.

People who spend time in deep conversations on a regular basis are happier than those who don’t.

Join the Lew Rockwell Empire… or is it the Rockwell-Rebel Alliance?

Funny: All of Star Wars: A New Hope in one Facebook thread.

Okay fine, more science fiction silliness… Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is now a legal precedent.

Best comic of the week. (I’m loose in my definition of “comic”.)

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Dr. Norman Horn

Norman founded and the Libertarian Christian Institute, and currently serves as its President and Editor-in-Chief. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from the Austin Graduate School of Theology. He currently is a Postdoctoral researcher in Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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