The Weekend Starts Here....

The Weekend Starts Here....

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A succinct summation of the situation in the Middle East  😂  [1 min read]

The high cost of death is often a surprise for family members.  [Tom Mullooly 2 min read]

“The riskiest stuff is always what you don’t see coming.”  [Morgan Housel 3 min read]

There’s a huge difference between spending and spending beyond your means.  [Barry Ritholtz 3 min read]

Baltimore company gives employees $10 million in Christmas bonuses. Incredible.  [2:14 video]

Active management “is much like a car rental company charging you for a Mercedes A class, even though it couldn’t be sure that you would actually be given one.”  
[Robin Powell 2 min read]

If you are an art lover, this one might be of interest. Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use  [2 min read]

As the author himself says about this next one, “Make sure you have at least a cup of coffee, maybe a stiff drink. It’s a monster.”  [Bob Seawright mileage may vary]

Ben has been updating this chart for a few years now and every year it confirms the same thing: diversification is the only free lunch.  [Ben Carlson 3 min read]

I looked at this next infographic and it struck me how insignificant the UK is going to be in global economic terms compared to the three big hitters – the US, China and the EU.   [Infographic]

“Humans are among just a handful of species where females stop reproducing decades before the end of their lifespan.” Why?  [2 min read]

And finally. What struck me about this video is that – barring any degenerative diseases – the one constant is our eyes. Noah Takes a Photo of Himself Every Day for 20 Years.  [8:18 video]

Whatever you’re up to this weekend, I hope it’s a good one.