Spocko sez, "It's nice to know that some companies understand that non-essential federal employees are people too, with needs and wants and not robots that can be shut off with a switch.
Thankfully Vibrators.com understands and is giving away free vibrators to Federal Employees during the government shutdown.
They are giving away 200 a day. Simply enter the coupon code. 'IAmAFederalEmployee'"
They won't do a background check to confirm you are one, but if you lie they point out, 'Karma will get you.
Note: Congress Representatives, who voted for the shutdown, are all deemed "essential" so are ineligible. But since they are still getting paid, they can afford to buy their own.
In Insurance coverage of customers induces dishonesty of sellers in markets for credence goods , a research paper in PNAS by German and Austrian economists, the authors show experimental evidence that electronics repair shops are more likely to overcharge for labor when their customers have insurance.
Techpowerup caught hardware giants MSI and Asus shipping them graphics cards that were preset for a software-based overlock mode, meaning that the cards performed better out of the box for reviewers than they would for customers.
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