May 01, 2004

May Day mutterings

I swear, someday I'm gonna create a mythical consumer basket of prices for Hawai'i. This item about the price of milk rising in LA (a gallon may cost more than $4) made me laugh out loud. I bought a half-gallon three days ago for $3.59, and that was 30 cents off the usual price.

If you plan to upgrade your computer, but not for a couple of years, your hard drive may have been cleaned with green tea.

Much more seriously, do not put intact eggs into microwaves; here's a horror story about the potential consequences.

You know, I feel sorry for these guys: "MannKind of Valencia, California, has filed to go public with a stock offering worth $86.25 million." Good on you, folks, but you might have scheduled this announcement on a day other than the one on which Google announced its IPO. If you're interested, here's a Q & A about how you can buy Google's stock.

Evolution update: Italy's Minister of education, universities, and research reversed her decision of the other day (see here) and has now agreed that evolution will be taught starting at the primary school level in her country.

I'm very tired of having to go to the shredder every other day with a new set of blank checks from my credit card company. Is it any wonder identity theft is on the rise?

Posted by Linkmeister at May 1, 2004 10:36 AM

Damn - our milk costs almost as much as yours does? That's horrible! Bunny's always told me how much more things cost out there - now we're catching up! Yeek!

"Much more seriously, do not put intact eggs into microwaves; here's a horror story about the potential consequences."

You realize this REALLY makes me want to experiment....

Posted by: batty at May 1, 2004 02:17 PM

Your milk costs 1/2 as much as ours. My $3.59 bought 1/2 gallon; the article says your gallon is edging close to $4.

Posted by: Linkmeister at May 1, 2004 03:04 PM

i *hate* it when the credit card companies send checks in the mail! you can still buy stuff with the card, right? if i wanted to transfer balances, i'd *call* them and transfer!


Posted by: shelley (not so cynical) at May 2, 2004 06:18 AM