Posts Tagged: scams

Amazon’s Self-Publishing Scam Artists

By

Amazon’s self-publishing tools mean its never been easier to publish a book—and scammers have figured out how to churn out low-quality content to earn large amounts of money. The Washington Post (a company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos) takes the time to explore one such entrepreneur who has “written” more than eighty books. Turns out that globe-trotting polyglot Dagny […]

...more

Morning Coffee

By

Mystery lights in the Norwegian sky. I love the universe! (update: Bad Astronomy has gotten to the bottom of it!) Photographing Las Vegas’ neon boneyard. Gerry Canavan points us to this epic document of classic scams. A family portrait of China’s 56 ethnic groups. Stunning pictures of Croatia’s most popular tourist attraction. New Scientist uses […]

...more