peHUB Second Opinion 8.30

Concerns over Syria continue to roil the financial markets. Global stocks sank after Secretary of State John Kerry made the case for an attack on Syria. And the S&P 500 posted its biggest drop since May 2012.

Bosses, you really need to think about offering your employees a Lego Room. Their productivity will shoot through the roof. Really.

Google has purchased smartwatch maker WIMM Labs. Take that, Apple.

A white supremacist walks into a town

Apple fanboys are dancing in the streets. The iPhone trade-in program is here at last!

Twitter’s general counsel tweets that he’s leaving.

Weak consumer spending could complicate the Fed’s plans to taper QE3.

Ireland mourns the passing of poet Seamus Heaneywinner of the 1995 Nobel Prize for literature.

TechCrunch has assembled a list of the seven best fantasy football sites and apps.

Speaking of football, Tim Tebow was not one of the 10 players cut by the Patriots today.

I know this is really old, but it’s insanely funny and it’s Friday. So, for your viewing pleasure, I give you Prancersize. You’re welcome.

Photo: Nobel literature laureate Seamus Heaney of Ireland on March 22, 1996. Photo by Reuters.