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Weekly News Roundup

Reality Base
By Melissa Lafsky
Oct 17, 2008 9:09 PMNov 5, 2019 1:30 AM


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• Expert tells Texas voting officials: You're Screwed. • And if you do find yourself given the disenfranchisement middle finger on Nov. 4, be sure to report it on Wired's interactive voting booth map! • The one place where the economy is still strong and credit flows like rivers: Second Life. • Sure, we've got Joe the Plumber slapped on every headline these days, but how about "Joe the Solar Guy"? • Your complete guide to claiming green tax credits in 2008—perhaps the only money you'll squeeze from the government this year. • Pfizer settles all those pesky class actions over Celebrex and Bextra, to the tune of $894 million. • Like tuna tartare? Better get it while it lasts (hint: won't be long now).

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