Every wanted to know what I read on a daily basis? I’d like know myself. So I kept a browser up all day and every time I read something online I just left the article up just to see the kind of stuff I read in one day.
Here’s the analysis of the 54 webpages I left up and running (holy crap!).
1) Roughly half were skepticism or freethought related (No surprises there), sites like
3) About a quarter of my articles were local or national news items
- local boy hit twice crossing the street
- Zimbabweans using gas coupons as currency instead of actual Zimbabwean currency (essentially they’ve switched to a modern day “gold standard”, of course, meaning their “currency” now is backed by something tangible instead of the good faith and credit of Zimbabwe which apparently has run out)
4) and then just a bunch of random stuff that I don’t even know how to classify,
- How Obama reconciles dueling views on economics (NY Times)
- Top economic misconceptions of the lay people you wish you could correct? (Marginal Revolution)
- D-minus for 3-D by Roger Ebert (Chicago Sun Times)
- What does it take to get a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence? (Osteria L’Intrepido Di Milano)
So there you have it, the semi-eclectic readings of Skep