Want to learn about Roth 401K contribution limits for 2013? A website called mydollarplan has an article that answers your questions. But in order to get to their article, you first have to get through this:
Thrillist, which describes itself as “Digital Lifestyle for men – Everything worth caring about in food, drink, and travel,” but which seems to be a food porn site, didn’t bother me when I visited their home page. But as soon as I clicked to read an article about Rita’s, the Philadelphia area water ice chain, I got this:
This was a pretty aggressive nag. I couldn’t block it with Ghostery at all. Adblock plus blocked the nag itself but not the shaded overly. Adblock nuked the shaded overly, but also removed the ability to scroll.
So I don’t recommend going to Thrillist under any circumstances.
Globes is an Israeli business newspaper with an English version that I seldom visit because I’m kind of scared of the way that Israelis do business.
Today I followed a link to a Globes article when someone shared it on Twitter, but instead of seeing the article, I saw this:
I refreshed the page and the obnoxious nag disappeared (my next step would have been trying to block it with Ghostery).
The New Republic has an article about the Malaysian airplane that disappeared a week ago. But if you go to their site to read the article, you’ll see this instead:
They want to know whether I agree or disagree with this proposition: “The world needs more thought-provoking journalism.”
And I think it’s good that they ask, because I hope to communicate emphatically that the world has plenty of journalism, most of it rubbish, but that we undoubtedly need far less of what the New Republic is doing.
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I was looking for a way to change the way that WordPress handles usernames and got to WPMU. This is what I saw there:
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