Jim, Johnnie, and Jameson
Three of the top five liquors that experienced sales gains in 2011 are whiskey varieties. [The Daily]

Fans of the Bluths
Filming of the much-anticipated fourth season of Arrested Development begins today. [HyperVocal]

Gloating early adapters
A new website will reveal how early or late you were to join social media networks such as Twitter and Instagram in relation to your friends and the rest of the world. [Geekosystem]


Cheap fast food
Wendy's locations in Japan introduce $16 burgers topped with caviar and lobster. [Newser]

Playing with blocks
Doctors discover that a small Lego block crammed up a six-year-old's nose was the cause of his chronic health problems. [Consumerist]

Twitter rumors
False rumors that Syria's president Assad had died lead to a quick increase in the price of oil on the commodity markets. [Tecca]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: August 6, 2012