Noon-Thirty News 06/30/10

Posted in News on June 30th, 2010 by bl1y

Big Law Causes Unhappiness
[ABA Journal]

Want to be happy? Don’t be work at a big law firm.

Have fun being happy and homeless though, and good luck with those loans.

Five Out of Three Pollsters are Frauds
[National Journal]

Daily Kos is suing Research 2000, claiming that the company gave them bogus data.  Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas is not happy.

I hereby renounce any post we’ve written based exclusively on Research 2000 polling.

Everyone cheats when it comes to statistics.  In high school we had a biology project where we had to identify how a trait in fruit flies (for me it was eye color) was inherited.  We were supposed to breed the flies, and then examine the ratios of traits to figure out what chromosome it was on, etc.  I just looked up the trait in Cliff’s AP Biology and faked my data.  At least I never got caught…idiots.

The Bicycle Bandit
[CNN]

Not a whole lot of details here, just a serial bank robber who uses a bike as his getaway vehicle.  It’s suspected that he uses the bike to get to a car that’s parked further away, but having a bike can also make it easier to elude police.  You’re faster than a cop on feet, and have a lot more flexibility than a police car (you can safely go on sidewalks, narrow alleys, etc).

Kagan Hearings Continue

And I still don’t care.

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