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August 7th, 2011

Random Reading for Sunday August 7, 2011

April 17th, 2006

Orbitz and Google, Conflict, Population, WH Danger Sites

March 30th, 2006

Stud Pitcher

February 7th, 2006

The Secret Underwear Collection

January 30th, 2006

Muahmmad Ali: How to be a Man and more

November 30th, 2005

Positive Thinking can Aid Healing: Duh

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I think most people know this.  If I am about to get sick, you know – you can feel your body weakening – some postive thinking or simply telling that shit to just fuck-off sometimes does the trick.  Anyway – good to be reminded of it.

November 21st, 2005

We we are Fat Arses

The morning she arrived at a college in rural Illinois from a sister school in Japan, Naomi Moriyama was offered a glass of orange juice so big her eyes widened in amazement. How, the 19-year-old scholarship student wondered, could anyone possibly drink so much orange juice?

Portions in the school cafeteria, she would discover in short order, were "almost freakishly huge" – "piles of waffles soaked in oceans of syrup, flanked by boatloads of eggs and bacon" for breakfast, giant cheeseburgers, fries and soft drinks at lunch and, at dinner, "mountains of meat and potatoes, heaps of pasta and pizzas so big I could skate on them.

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October 26th, 2005

Mika: Poorly Educated Logger

"HELSINKI, FINLAND – Fifty years ago, Finland was known for little more
than the wood pulp from its endless forests. A poverty-stricken land of
poorly educated loggers and farmers on the edge of the Arctic Circle,
few paid it any attention."

read more about Mika’s homeland

October 25th, 2005

Economic Lessons

Here is a superb index of economic lessons, each with real world examples to make it not so boring.  Mika – check out some of the real estate buying vs. renting ones.   I’ll be reading as many of these as possible the next few weeks.

October 23rd, 2005

Clutter and Consumerism

This is not surprising.  I hope I don’t fall into the clutter and stuff trap…

To many observers, clutter reflects the mind-set of the modern
household — overburdened, disorganized and compulsive. To others,
clutter is a broader symbol of a ravenous culture dependent on easy
credit, piling up debt and consuming a lion’s share of the world’s
resources without considering the consequences.

"People’s homes are a reflection of their lives," says Los Angeles
psychologist and organizational consultant Peter Walsh. "It is no
accident that people have a huge weight problem in this country, and
clutter is the same thing. Homes are an orgy of consumption.


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