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The dating game; Top 10 Consumer-Spending Trends; Don’t Try to Buy This Girl a Princess Doll

The dating game; Top 10 Consumer-Spending Trends; Don’t Try to Buy This Girl a Princess Doll

Occupy Geeks Are Building a Facebook for the 99%; The Best Videos of 2011

December 29, 2011 2:07 by



The dating game

The Economist invited its readers to predict when China will overtake America. The verdict? China will overtake US in 2018. Although a broader analysis by The Economist finds that China has already overtaken America on well over half of 21 different indicators, including manufacturing output, exports and fixed investment. What do you think?

Top 10 Consumer-Spending Trends

From the backlash of the Daily Deals websites to the questioning of the value of higher education, Kipp found Time’s top 10 list of consumer spending trends to be rather interesting, albeit a tad US-centric.

Don’t Try to Buy This Girl a Princess Doll

A video of a young girl called Riley pacing about a toy store complaining about the sexist marketing and the sexist organization of the store has, for understandable reasons, gone viral in the past couple of days. If you haven’t seen it already, check it out:
Occupy Geeks Are Building a Facebook for the 99%

“I don’t want to say we’re making our own Facebook. But, we’re making our own Facebook,” said Ed Knutson, a web and mobile app developer who joined a team of activist-geeks redesigning social networking for the era of global protest.

The Best Videos of 2011

Because we are ironic like that, Kipp’s compiled a list of the best lists of 2011 videos. You are welcome!



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