Articles By Shane Ormond

Shane Ormond is the managing editor for One Last Thing. In a previous life, he wrote and edited copy for International Living in Waterford, Ireland.

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    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 19, 2019

    In perhaps the most bizarre chapter in the developing Iran crisis, President Trump says the U.S. shot down an Iranian drone. While Iran says, “Nuh-uh. I had my invisible shields up.”

    An article in Investing

  • America Chills on Netflix

    America Chills on Netflix

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 18, 2019

    Netflix reported a drop in U.S. users yesterday for the first time in almost decade, as millennials begin to realize that they can skip the 13 Reasons Why and go straight to chill.

    An article in Investing

  • The Worst Healthcare Plan in History

    The Worst Healthcare Plan in History

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 17, 2019

    Back in the early 00s, the Czech government started to complain about ballooning healthcare costs arising from smoking. The folks at Phillip Morris had a novel solution.

    An article in Investing

  • Obidencare: The Return of the ACA

    Obidencare: The Return of the ACA

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 16, 2019

    Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled his healthcare plan yesterday. (And it’s pretty much “Obamacare with some extra stuff and we’re going to roll back some Trump stuff.”

    An article in Investing

  • FBI Should Investigate "Treasonous" Google

    FBI Should Investigate "Treasonous" Google

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 16, 2019

    The FBI and CIA should investigate Google (GOOGL) for treason, says Peter Thiel, billionaire Facebook investor and man I cannot legally say injects himself with the blood of young boys to stay youthful.

    An article in Investing

  • Google Listens to Your Private Conversations

    Google Listens to Your Private Conversations

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 12, 2019

    In news-that-surprises-nobody news, Google admitted to allowing employees to listen to your private Google Home audio after a disgruntled employee leaked some of the recordings.

    An article in Investing

  • Talking Punching Bag Drives S&P to Record High

    Talking Punching Bag Drives S&P to Record High

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 10, 2019

    The S&P 500 crossed 3,000 points today for the first time, as Fed chairman and presidential punching bag Jerome Powell signaled the strong possibility of rate cuts in July.

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  • Billionaire Goes Public With Space Virgin

    Billionaire Goes Public With Space Virgin

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 9, 2019

    British billionaire and record holder for world’s tiniest beard Richard Branson announced plans to take his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic public later this year.

    An article in Investing

  • At Least There’s Pizza

    At Least There’s Pizza

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 8, 2019

    It looks like Deutsche Bank (DB) CEO Christian Sewing has been reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (and he’s decided 18,000 Deutsche Bank employees do not “give him joy”).

    An article in Investing

  • Facebook Peddling Fake Cancer Treatments?

    Facebook Peddling Fake Cancer Treatments?

    Shane Ormond

    by Shane Ormond
    On Jul 3, 2019

    Facebook algorithm was pushing bogus Cancer treatments including injections of baking soda and miracle juice regimens.

    An article in Investing