joproducts said: really? people with money helping other people with money- amazing?
» SFB says: You know what would melt your cold heart? A macchiato.
Seriously, though, I’ve seen a few comments like this about the Starbucks post, and I just wanted to say: It’s not world peace. It’s not going to change the world. It’s a small act of kindness. Spend too much time looking at it with a big magnifying glass, and you’ll go dizzy. What’s wrong with appreciating something on its own terms, anyway? — Ernie @ SFB
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-IL), whose Congressional career ended in disaster, reported to jail today over a conviction due to his misuse of campaign funds. Actually, he showed up yesterday, but someone screwed up and he got a free day of freedom. Nonetheless, he’s a few days early: He was supposed to show up Friday.
Careful who you tweet, or you might accidentally buy someone a coffee.
Brooke Greenburg, a 20-year-old woman who bizarrely never aged physically, died recently; her funeral was Sunday. Sad story.
Like dolphins? Like new species? Here’s a story with both of those things.