Here's a nice batch of linkage for you.
The Wacky World of Student Loans: How banks rip off college students and the government.
Very brief and informative explanation of how banks are deliberately ripping off the US government (in addition to just you).
Rent-A-Treasure: How to eliminate the black market in stolen antiquities.
An interesting concept to deal with the issue of antiquity ownership.
And from Best Week Ever:
Toys That Make Us Wish We Were Devil Worshipping Kids: Singing Pizza Elmo
File this commercial under things that are designed for children but more accurately resemble a Korn video. See also: Return to Oz.