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‘Please Explain Your Rationale for the Rainbow’ Must Have Been a Terrifying E-mail

Is there a name for when you feel genuine sympathy for someone while also laughing at them? Sympamusement? Let's go with sympamusement. We feel sympamusement for this (allegedly real) prospective trader, who, according to Business Insider, was asked to provide some "color" in his application and responded by literally writing ... More »
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Damian Suarez (Elche) booked for best dive ever v Real Madrid

Sports / Football : 101 Great Goals (last year)

Some dives, like Ashley Young, are genuinely embarrassing to watch they’re so bad. But then some dives are so good to leave you almost feeling sympathy for the perpetrator. Damian Suarez’s (must run in the name) dive against Real Ma... Read Post

Buyer of $200M bldg.: Right name, wrong Fung

United States / New York : Crain's New York Business (19 hours ago)

Would the real William Fung please stand up? Reports earlier this week stated that a Hong Kong billionaire by that name had purchased 386 Park Ave. South, a 20-story building on the corner of East... To view the full story, click th... Read Post

McDonald’s Enlists Genuine Chefs to Help Convince People That Its Food Is Real

United States / New York : Grub Street (last year)

Plating "biznuts" like nobody's business. If a top chef artfully plates McNuggets with an artful dollop of sweet-and-sour, they must be good, right? So goes the rationale behind McDonald's latest stunt, in which the chain goaded cel... Read Post


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