BuzzFeed just launched their new business section, which will be edited by Peter Lauria, formerly of Thomson Reuters. BuzzFeed gets a lot of guff sometimes, but I appreciate that they integrate serious, reported pieces in with their goofy, fun lists. The business section's new staff includes former reporters from The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek/The Daily Beast, Bloomberg, and the Financial Times Group. Welcome!
Emily Fleischaker talked to a woman who earns a living by baking marijuana infused baked goods for medical marijuana clubs.
Before the Internet bubble burst, and even after, news stories appeared about people who tattooed the names of Internet domains on prominent, visible places on their body (like their forehead) in exchange for a few thousand dollars.