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I feel pretty uncomfortable about this Taco Bell advert. Its obviously aimed at white flight suburban kids who fancy themselves as being from the ghetto that their parents fled. Its kinds of like offering up Ali G as a role model for chavs – I am likely to laugh at it, rather than with it

Economic Depression: Obama team now uses Google Trends to track the economy

Airport travelators actually slow passengers down – New Scientist (July 18, 2009) – Something to bear in mind when navigating around an airport.