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Amazon's First Ad For The Fire Phone Stars Kids Dressed Like Hipsters →

fastcompany:

It’s been called the “ultimate mom phone.” So how does Amazon sell a coveted market segment with considerable spending power on its new Fire Phone, the online retailer’s first leap into the smartphone business?

It uses kids. Adorable, totally insufferable little kids. 

Watch>

— 4 days ago with 17 notes
Still like going long on $YHOO and thinking short for the hated $WMT. Anyone else feel me? http://govjohn.jux.com/3480585 

Still like going long on and thinking short for the hated . Anyone else feel me?

— 1 week ago
#stock market  #yahoo  #walmart 
Unless you provide a credible source, I have to call BS on your numbers.

Unless you provide a credible source, I have to call BS on your numbers.

(Source: questionall)

— 1 week ago with 244 notes
#whydotheylie 
questionall:

How do people this stupid get elected into office? Everyone has the right to say something stupid but she has abused the privilage far too often!

Either google is having a really bad day or… this is just a made-up quote.

questionall:

How do people this stupid get elected into office? Everyone has the right to say something stupid but she has abused the privilage far too often!

Either google is having a really bad day or… this is just a made-up quote.

— 1 week ago with 83 notes
#whydotheylie 
Always good to see liberals keep the attacks just as personal as GOP #glasshouses

Always good to see liberals keep the attacks just as personal as GOP #glasshouses

(Source: 6dogs9cats)

— 2 weeks ago with 81 notes
#politics 
"People are nuts" - @themonkeypoet #quote of the day

"People are nuts" - @themonkeypoet #quote of the day

— 2 weeks ago
#quote 
hqlines:

You’re face to face with the man who sold the world

hqlines:

You’re face to face with the man who sold the world

(Source: weheartit.com)

— 2 weeks ago with 505 notes
#quotes 
Nothing to add to this #quote

Nothing to add to this #quote

— 2 weeks ago with 1 note
#quote 
A very timely Tuesday #quote

A very timely Tuesday #quote

— 3 weeks ago
#quote 

corporationsarepeople:

The irony, of course, according to a study in 2000, is that NOT providing contraceptive coverage in employee health plans winds up costing employers 15% to 17% more than providing it.

And here I (and all nine members of the SCOTUS) mistakenly thought this was about religious freedom (that somehow non-citizen corporations have).

— 3 weeks ago with 6 notes
#politics 
"If Your partner isn’t bringing out the best in you, you’re in the wrong relationship."
Unknown (via hqlines)
— 3 weeks ago with 825 notes
"Resist much, obey little."
Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (via wilde4words)

(via wilde4words)

— 3 weeks ago with 48 notes
#quotes