peHUB Second Opinion 8.8

Taxpayers rejoice! Fannie Mae says its second-quarter profit was more than $10 billion.

And in more encouraging economic news, the Labor Department said on Thursday that the gauge for U.S. layoffs hit its lowest point since November 2007.

A win for Wall Street. U.S. stocks bounced back Thursday after three straight days of declines.

TV doc Sanjay Gupta says he’s sorry for “misleading” people about the effects of marijuana. Oh, and, he’d like you to watch his documentary “Weed” on CNN this Sunday.

Good news for Americans who lost emails or texts they sent to friends overseas. The NSA has been archiving them. Those NSA guys are so thoughtful.

Two of YouTube’s co-founders have launched Mixbit, an app that stitches videos together. Genius, right? Strange that no one thought of this already.

Tiger Woods has them right where he wants them. He double bogeys the 18th and finishes with a 71 at the PGA Championship.

Want to make your dog yawn? Here’s how.

More drama at J.C. Penney. Looks like there will be another change in the CEO suite.

A new crowdfunding site launches next month. Because the world just doesn’t have enough crowdfunding sites. And this one is different. Really.

Jonesing for iPhone porn? Sonny Dickson has a gazillion alleged photos of the iPhone 5C case.

Sweet! Chocolate is good for your brain, according to a new study.

Image credit: A demonstrator takes part in a pro-marijuana legalization march in the Paulista Avenue, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 21, 2011. Photo by Nacho Doce, Reuters