Tuesday Morning Links
1. "Manity sizing" comes to the U.K. Stores are labeling trousers up to two inches narrower at the waist than they actually are.
2. The Post Office is dying. Reason? We don't need it anymore. (HT: Tim D.)
3. Flashback to July 22, 2007 - "Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are riding to the rescue of the subprime lending market. Consumer advocacy groups and politicians have been calling on the agencies to get more involved in guaranteeing subprime loans and creating consumer-friendly mortgages that can be made available to borrowers with blemished credit histories." (HT: Jimmy P.)
4. Freelance Nation: "The Freelance Surge Is the Industrial Revolution of Our Time," a new series in The Atlantic.
5. China to Overtake Japan in Luxury Demand This Year. After centuries of communism where private property was not allowed, today's Chinese love to show off a little bling.