peHUB Second Opinion 2.27

Just Don’t Try Selling It In New York: Place this in the “why didn’t I think of this?” file. Or perhaps under “totally dumb ideas.” A guy is bottling and selling tap water from New York City. It’s Called Tap’d NY. (LA Times)

$24 Billion: That’s the total tax increase your industry is going to get over the next nine years, in case you haven’t tallied it up yet. (Bloomberg)

But Don’t Worry: Some PE firms are prepared to fight. (FT)

As Seen On TV Wars: Talk about IP protection. The ubiquitous Snuggie is an imposter because its predecessors, the Slanket and the Freedom Blanket couldn’t patent the damn thing! (I mean, how can you patent a backwards bathrobe?) (Ny Times)

Top Lists: Here you are, the BusinessWeek list of the best undergrad business schools. (BusinessWeek)

Two Ideas: Elie Wiesel and Daily Intel both propose suggestions for how to punish Bernie Madoff. (Ny Mag)

Surprisingly Useful Advice: What to do if you get laid off. (Time)