Quick links to some good info

backtothefuture Jun 02, 2007

Here are a couple links for the readers.

Did you know that gas price gouging almost never occurs as prices rise? Rather, it’s most often when dealers keep prices artificially high even as their costs fall.

As gas costs rise to $4 a gallon and oil companies earn around $100 billion each year, it’s a good time to question what really goes into the price of gas.

If summer vacation hasn’t arrived yet in your neck of the woods, then it’s just around the corner. With that in mind, I thought I’d pull together a list of free (or at least really cheap) movie theater promotions for kids this summer. In case you’re not aware, theaters often have special summer promos where they show G or PG films on weekday mornings for free, or nearly so. [readmore]

The USDA has vowed to safeguard your meat by fighting reckless meatpackers that want to test their dead cattle for mad cow disease. The USDA’s current policy of testing less than 1% of cows is clearly succeeding since none of you have caught Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, the human variant of mad cow disease. [readmore]


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