Gerry Canavan

the smartest kid on earth

Saturday Links

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…a few lifted from zunguzungu’s increasingly misnamed Sunday Reading.

The Daily crunches the numbers on rising university tuition costs and finds that, if they keep growing at the same rate they have for the past three decades, a four-year degree at a private institution will cost $274,684 by the time a baby born this year is ready to enroll, in 2031. At the top 10 most expensive, private universities, one year of tuition would come with a $110,432 price tag.

The Court Case That Almost Made It Illegal to Tape TV Shows.

* Hullaboo has a long post with links on recent evidence that the removal of led from home environments is responsible for today’s diminished murder rate.

* Evidence from the University of Vermont that English has a bias towards positivity.

* The original Star Wars‘ budget breakdown.

* And Cracked has your 6 Horrible Aftermaths Implied By Movies With Happy Endings. Of course the Endor Holocaust clocks in at #1…

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  1. “if they keep growing at the same rate they have for the past three decades”: they won’t. It’s a bubble. Eventually, it will pop.

    Alex

    January 14, 2012 at 9:27 pm


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