The New $199 iPhone Is $160 More Expensive Than The $399 iPhone It Replaced. What?

The New $199 iPhone Is $160 More Expensive Than The $399 iPhone It Replaced. What?

Apple’s new 3G iPhone might seem like a bargain at $199: more features, 3G speeds, and $200 cheaper than the original model. Great, except it’s not actually cheaper. The new $199 iPhone is actually $160 more than the $399 iPhone it replaces.

Why Would Anyone Bid $55 For A $50 Target Gift Card?!

Why Would Anyone Bid $55 For A $50 Target Gift Card?!

The ever-thoughtful economists over at Freakonomics are stumped by eBay member lpinok, who bid $55.71 for a $50 Target gift card.

Completed Walmart Credit Card Applications Are Now Worth Four Types Of Soda, Candy

Completed Walmart Credit Card Applications Are Now Worth Four Types Of Soda, Candy

[April 27, 2008. Latham, New York. Image thanks to Alex!]

Need A 2-Liter Bottle Of Pepsi? Just Apply For A Walmart Credit Card!

Need A 2-Liter Bottle Of Pepsi? Just Apply For A Walmart Credit Card!

This is not funny. This is sad. Very, very sad. They should at least offer Coke.