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Spanish court opens tax probe into king’s daughter

MADRID (AP) — Princess Cristina, the daughter of Spain’s King Juan Carlos, is under investigation for possible tax fraud and money laundering, the latest blow to the Spanish royal family’s reputation. Palma de Mallorca court judge Jose Castro on Friday asked tax authorities for information regarding Cristina’s property and investments …

What Grad School Is REALLY Like

So you decided to go to grad school. Congratulations! Via: helpingpsychology.com Knowledge is pretty freaking cool. Via: gifstumblr.com Someday you’ll get a fancy diploma that will help you earn more money, or whatever. Via: http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m3s4rnOG2O1qcbs8ao1_500.gif But you know, a lot of people think that grad school is just like a …

Buying a Car? See This Infographic First

A vehicle will be one of the most expensive purchases most of us ever make. Buying a car has never been easy, but here’s help: All the digital tools at our disposal make the process less complicated, and this infographic will show you how people successfully tackle that complicated task …

Double Take ‘Toons: Gore-Nisht? : NPR

Former VP Al Gore sold his low-rated Current TV to the Qatari government-funded network Al Jazeera for millions of dollars. Signe Wilkinson thinks money trumped Gore’s ideology, while Mike Smith thinks ideology trumps reason for some critics. cartoonistgroup.com / Washington Post Writers Group Signe Wilkinson cartoonistgroup.com/ King Features Mike Smith …

Why Having A December Birthday Is Hard

Having a birthday in December sucks sometimes. Source: imgur.com Because even though people are kind of excited about the anniversary of your birth… Source: dispatch.com …they’re way more excited about the holidays. Source: marinerschurch.smugmug.com And it’ll be this way for the rest of your life. Source: schulenburgsticker.com So you just have to get used …

You don’t need brains to be a Boss.

When the body was first created, all the parts wanted to be Boss. The brain said, “I should be Boss because I control all of the body’s responses and functions.” The feet said, “We should be Boss since we carry the brain about and get him to where he wants …

Quote of the Day

“People will pay me significant amounts of money to do what I used to do for free. And that will be fine. I’m ready to get out of here.” — Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), in a Boston Globe interview, on leaving the halls of Congress for the more lucrative lecture …