Archive for December, 2011

The True Cost of an iPhone

The production of the iPhone offers one of the best examples of the logic and operation of these transnational corporate controlled cross border production networks. Not surprisingly, the division of profits, as shown below, reflects the overall hierarchy that structures […]

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The Skirt Meter

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Americans Shoplifted $1.8 Billion Worth of Stuff This Christmas

Hope you have a Merry Christmas, America, because you’ve been extremely naughty at the mall this year. After surveying retailers in the U.S., the Global Retail Theft Barometer says that shoppers pinched $1.8 billion worth of merchandise during the four […]

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10 Most Hated Movies of 2011

2011′s movie roster was filled with the good, the bad and the mediocre. Some films wowed us, while some drove us out of the theaters. Read more…

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Why Is The Middle Finger Offensive?

Like the Devil Himself, the middle finger bears many names and adopts many guises. There’s the “single-digit salute” favored by punk rockers and rebellious celebrities. Or the “expressway digit,” a remarkable single-sign code by which California drivers communicate their complex […]

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The Tech Stuff You Use Everyday is Dirtier Than You Think!

The office printer, the elevator buttons, the computer keyboard, the calculator and most other tech stuff that we use have use daily have germs on them but the dirtiest of them all is the TV remote control found in hotel […]

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