This Day in Blogging History: Cufflinks that open hand-cuffs; How a neurologist got conned; Suck up to Wal-Mart or die

One year ago today
Cufflinks that open hand-cuffs: 59 pair of cufflinks that integrate a set of handcuff keys.

Five years ago today
Neurologist recounts the time he was conned: Paul J. Zak, a neuroeconomist and director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies at Claremont Graduate University, explains the psychology of cons using himself as an example. When he was a teenager, he was taken by the "pigeon drop."

Ten years ago today
Why Wal-Mart will rule the world: Fascinating Fast Company article explains why manufacturers must suck up to Wal-Mart's demands, or face extinction.