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Colleges and Cruise Ships

We’ve visited quite a few colleges in the last two years. Most of them now seem like a 4-year stay on a parked cruise ship. Unbelievably, and certainly unnecessarily, opulent. Most of the opulence seems to have little to do…

Monday Links …

Don’t miss this: The Breitling AVI 765 Co-Pilot Series of Watches – Part I The Olympics of ham radio – South – The Boston Globe Uber vs Comcast, great points The Johnnie Walker Whiskey Cocktail Guide D@mn, this Seiko looks…

Friday Links …

Big list, enjoy the weekend! Start with this sea turtle selfie This is a legendary rant, over top, a first-world problem to be sure, but funny: Dear Guy Who Just Made My Burrito: — Medium 45 Years After the Moon…

Monday Links …

Dodge beats Ford, Chevy for fastest muscle-car ever with Challenger Hellcat Robert De Niro went with the Shemp Howard haircut for this research Mercantilist Superstitions Fuel Cronyism TZ Glashuette Original » What was your favorite from Basel 2014? Spending and…

There Is Some Good News Re: The Piketty Book

Apparently no one is reading it. The Summer’s Most Unread Book Is… – WSJ: “How can we find today’s greatest non-reads? Amazon’s “Popular Highlights” feature provides one quick and dirty measure. Every book’s Kindle page lists the five passages most…

Friday Links …

Big list today, enjoy the weekend! Ski Shores Lakehouse by Stuart Sampley Architect Sacred Valley of the Inca Wow! - Plymouth Barracuda – Lake Minnetonka, MN An Instagram tour of Reunion Deaths from malaria since 2010 in one graph (and a…

Theater Hummus and Reclining Seats

I love this story about the new reclining seats in some movie theaters. I’ve been to one of these theaters twice and it’s a game changer, not hype. The movie experience is much more enjoyable. I would never have guessed…