Love Island beckons for Macron & May|Humor

Prime Minister May is to hold ‘intimate talks’ with French President Emmanuel Macron, while being forced to choose between love, economic union or a Brexit dividend of at least £50,000. Subsequently the delectable duo will test their physical and mental ability – which does not bode well for Mrs May. The private villa will be […]

All Over the World, People Love Bootleg Moonshine and Hate Taxes

All Over the World, People Love Bootleg Moonshine and Hate Taxes

One enduring image of Prohibition is that of people sipping bathtub gin—illegal booze of dubious quality and safety, cooked up to satisfy the thirst of drinkers in an America that tried to ban alcoholic beverages. Bathtub gin was the result of regulators trying to eliminate access to a popular product—inevitably inviting supply to meet demand […]

Pastor Curry To Be Charged with Spreading ‘Love Speech’|Humor

To counterbalance the crime of ‘hate speech’, Her Majesty the Queen has asked parliament to enact a Bill criminalising ‘Love Speech’ after Pastor Curry mentioned the word 978 times a minute during Harry and Meghan’s wedding. If the law is passed those guilty of ‘Love Speech’ will be punished by having to listen to old […]

Plants love carbon dioxide, but too much could be bad for them

Plants love carbon dioxide, but too much could be bad for them

Too much of one food is bad for themImage Source / Getty By Michael Le Page No one expected this. In the longest-running experiment of its kind, the plants that were supposed to thrive in higher carbon dioxide levels have instead done less well. The finding suggests plants will not take up as much CO2 […]

This Artist Deconstructed His Love and Fascination for Calvin and Hobbes

This Artist Deconstructed His Love and Fascination for Calvin and Hobbes

Art is not always the creation of something. Sometimes, it is the act of elimination. Robert Rauschenberg famously erased a Willem de Kooning drawing for a notorious 1953 work. Several works by the graffiti artist Banksy have been painted over, accidentally or purposely, over the past decade. And in a new show at the Smithsonian’s […]

Pleased Valentine’s Week! And here’s why You can not Get wed to In case you Acquire About as Much as The someone you really love!

Pleased Valentine’s Week! And here’s why You can not Get wed to In case you Acquire About as Much as The someone you really love!

In honor of the one day every year when even the most wonkish tax policy nerds can set aside the calculators and spreadsheets for a bottle of wine and some red roses, here’s some cold, hard, unemotional data about the financial consequences of government-recognized matrimony. The upshot: If you earn about the same income as […]

Why So Many Big Businesses Love Government Regulations

Why So Many Big Businesses Love Government Regulations

So-called “government regulations” are not what most people think that they are. They don’t curb “greedy corporations,” but entrench them. They don’t harm “rapacious companies” but strengthen them. They don’t “protect” consumers, but hobble them. Government should only be there to prosecute against fraud or aggression. Once government starts “regulating,” the worst of the worst […]