Distracted driving caused 5,474 deaths in 2009—with 995 linked to cell phones. So why is Big Auto packing new models with blinky-screen “infotainmentsystems” that let you Facebook, Tweet, etc. while driving?
Top Ford exec: “The biggest turnoff to a twentysomething consumer is to put their life on hold when they sit in a car.” Can’t live with it, can’t live without it.
"Your wealth was not an undeserved gift…You have no moral obligation to ‘give back,’ because you didn’t take anything in the first place."
— The Ayn Rand Center, trashing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for vowing to give half of his fortune to charity. Best press release ever! Having suffered through Rand’s purple prose before, we’re surprised the Center didn’t repeat the word “bromide” eight times.