Assorted links

1) A talking plate that tells you when you’re eating too fast. Yes, it actually talks. No, it doesn’t look fun to eat on. Hat tip: Nirant Gupta

2) A pilot program in the U.K. that gives loans to homeowners for buying energy efficient technologies at no upfront cost. Loan repayments are made over time. Hat tip: Kare Anderson.

3) A claim that cigarette warnings might encourage some people to smoke. Hat tip: Freakonomics.

4) Donate to Haitian relief via texting. Consider the American Red Cross and YĆ©le Haiti. These two options are not scams. Here’s more on what to know about text donations. Hat tip: Amy Schultz.

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One Response to “Assorted links”

  1. Amy Says:

    Thanks for sharing my nudge!

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