Left Behind: Jets and Taxes, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.

Left Behind: Jets and Taxes, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

IRS Is Now Regulating PayPal Sales

If you're a PayPal power user—the type that either moves $20,000 through the payment system in a year or participates in 200 payments—you're going to have to provide a tax ID number (or, more likely, social security number) so the IRS can keep better tabs. Basically, successful Etsy store owners will no longer be able to launder money through their hand-crafted buttons-that-look-like-states. [The Next Web]

Rare Footage of a Chinese Stealth Fighter Doing a Roll

Remember: just because something's rare doesn't mean it's valuable. Or, in this case, particularly interesting to watch. [DefenseTech]

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Nintendo 64 iPad Dock

I don't know who thought this was a good idea, or if they hate Nintendo or iPad more. But this Etsy original makes me weep for the past and feel pretty weird about the future. [Etsy]


Left Behind is our daily collection of chaff things we didn't think was quite good enough to post on its own, and why.