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Sunday, November 30, 2014

Oath Keepers and the Age of Treason | Mother Jones

Oath Keepers and the Age of Treason | Mother Jones:



Then again, when you're an active-duty soldier contemplating treason, some level of paranoia is probably sensible.

Uranium Ore: Science Lab Radiation Protection Supplies: Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific

For Cyber Monday



Uranium Ore: Science Lab Radiation Protection Supplies: Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific

Don’t be that dude: Handy tips for the male academic | Tenure, She Wrote

Don't be that dude.





Don’t be that dude: Handy tips for the male academic | Tenure, She Wrote

CONVERSABLE ECONOMIST: College Studying: 16 Hours Per Week?

CONVERSABLE ECONOMIST: College Studying: 16 Hours Per Week?

A Dozen Things I’ve Learned From Bill Ackman about Value and Activist Investing | 25iq

Japanese Unearth Remains, and Their Nation’s Past, on Guadalcanal - NYTimes.com

Japanese Unearth Remains, and Their Nation’s Past, on Guadalcanal - NYTimes.com

Retirees Turn to Virtual Villages for Mutual Support - NYTimes.com

Retirees Turn to Virtual Villages for Mutual Support - NYTimes.com

On Rooftops of Ferguson, Volunteers — With Guns - NYTimes.com



What could possibly go wrong?



On Rooftops of Ferguson, Volunteers — With Guns - NYTimes.com

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Official Teaser - YouTube

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Official Teaser - YouTube

What Norway Can Teach Other Oil-Rich Countries - Business Insider

What Norway Can Teach Other Oil-Rich Countries - Business Insider

Hierarchy of human needs | The Incidental Economist

Hierarchy of human needs | The Incidental Economist

Lessons from the Shale Revolution � AEI

Shale grew and grows on government subsidies.



Lessons from the Shale Revolution � AEI

Are kids getting more virtuous? - The Washington Post

Are kids getting more virtuous? - The Washington Post

Why Japan lost its tech edge to Silicon Valley - SFGate

Why Japan lost its tech edge to Silicon Valley - SFGate

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

China Stocks Seen Topping Japan as World No. 2: Chart of the Day - Bloomberg

China Stocks Seen Topping Japan as World No. 2: Chart of the Day - Bloomberg

Ferguson's Grand Jury Problem - Bloomberg View

Ferguson's Grand Jury Problem - Bloomberg View

Levine on Wall Street: Harbingers and Currencies - Bloomberg View

Levine on Wall Street: Harbingers and Currencies - Bloomberg View:

 I have messed up share counts in spreadsheets. Happens to all of us.

Visit Japan without ever leaving home with these eight beautiful�videos | RocketNews24



Ideas for Tokyo trip.



Visit Japan without ever leaving home with these eight beautiful�videos | RocketNews24

The Stimulus Program Was a Smashing Success: It Erased Most Middle Class Income Losses in the Recession | Brookings Institution

The Stimulus Program Was a Smashing Success: It Erased Most Middle Class Income Losses in the Recession | Brookings Institution

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

ROBERT SHILLER: This Is What Finance Actually Is | Business Insider

ROBERT SHILLER: This Is What Finance Actually Is | Business Insider:



There’s an important technology that finance represents, and it is the technology of financing activities…so that people can undertake activities that would have otherwise been too risky for them.

The Senator and the Street - The New Yorker

The Senator and the Street - The New Yorker

CONVERSABLE ECONOMIST: The Origins of the Value of a Statistical Life Concept

CONVERSABLE ECONOMIST: The Origins of the Value of a Statistical Life Concept

Jurassic World - Official Trailer (HD) - YouTube

Jurassic World - Official Trailer (HD) - YouTube

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t - Quartz

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t - Quartz

Citi Analysts Thought�Everyone Knew 'Hold' Meant 'Sell' - Bloomberg View

Citi Analysts Thought�Everyone Knew 'Hold' Meant 'Sell' - Bloomberg View

Why Congress Should Not Get Out of the Way of the Postal Service | naked capitalism

Why Congress Should Not Get Out of the Way of the Postal Service | naked capitalism

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: War on Terror: Drones Target 41 but Kill 1,147 Mostly Innocent men, Women, and Children

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: War on Terror: Drones Target 41 but Kill 1,147 Mostly Innocent men, Women, and Children

It Would Take a Lot of Mismanagement to Raise the Cost of Treasury Debt by "Just" 20 Basis Points | Beat the Press

It Would Take a Lot of Mismanagement to Raise the Cost of Treasury Debt by "Just" 20 Basis Points | Beat the Press

長野北部 余震に警戒 土砂災害にも注意を NHKニュース

長野北部 余震に警戒 土砂災害にも注意を NHKニュース

Is Harvard Unfair to Asian-Americans? - NYTimes.com

Is Harvard Unfair to Asian-Americans? - NYTimes.com

Senator Elizabeth Warren's Misplaced Rage at Obama's Treasury Nominee - NYTimes.com

Senator Elizabeth Warren's Misplaced Rage at Obama's Treasury Nominee - NYTimes.com

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A Global Explosion in Ultra High Net Worth Individuals

A Global Explosion in Ultra High Net Worth Individuals

Japan's Demographics Problem GIF - Business Insider

Japan's Demographics Problem GIF - Business Insider

Does index fund investing work for bonds?

Does index fund investing work for bonds?

Money Rolls in for the Money Managers - Bloomberg View

Money Rolls in for the Money Managers - Bloomberg View

The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)

The Uni Cub

http://qz.com/299526/i-rode-the-honda-unicycle-from-that-ok-go-video-and-it-was-surprisingly-awesome/



And where you can rent one"



The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)

Goldman Sachs highlights top 10 themes of 2015 - fastFT: Market-moving news and views, 24 hours a day - FT.com

Goldman Sachs highlights top 10 themes of 2015 - fastFT: Market-moving news and views, 24 hours a day - FT.com

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

Halbig, Statutory Interpretation, and Lessons I Learned in Practice | Ziff Blog

Halbig, Statutory Interpretation, and Lessons I Learned in Practice | Ziff Blog

The real reason corporate tax reform is so hard to pull off is not partisanship. It’s ‘Keep your bipartisan hands off my tax breaks.’ - The Washington Post

The real reason corporate tax reform is so hard to pull off is not partisanship. It’s ‘Keep your bipartisan hands off my tax breaks.’ - The Washington Post

We Are All Confident Idiots - Pacific Standard: The Science of Society

Beware of this behavioral bias: Dunning Kruger effect.



We Are All Confident Idiots - Pacific Standard: The Science of Society

日中首脳 海上連絡メカニズム実施協議で一致 NHKニュース

Here is the video of the meeting. They never smiled.



日中首脳 海上連絡メカニズム実施協議で一致 NHKニュース

Xi and Abe hold landmark summit - FT.com

Interesting choice of photograph.



Xi and Abe hold landmark summit - FT.com

Israel’s One-State Reality

Israel’s One-State Reality

横浜銀 統合で経営効率を高める NHKニュース

横浜銀 統合で経営効率を高める NHKニュース

John V. Shields Jr., Who Turned Trader Joe’s Into National Chain, Dies at 82 - NYTimes.com

John V. Shields Jr., Who Turned Trader Joe’s Into National Chain, Dies at 82 - NYTimes.com

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Demystifying the MOOC - NYTimes.com

Demystifying the MOOC - NYTimes.com

Liveblogging the American Revolution: November 1, 1776: Letter Describing the Battle of Pelham (Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality...)

Liveblogging the American Revolution: November 1, 1776: Letter Describing the Battle of Pelham (Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality...)

Traveling on the Fly With Omar Miller - NYTimes.com

Cool advice on traveling without a plan.



Traveling on the Fly With Omar Miller - NYTimes.com

interfluidity � Rational regret



Go for it. I did



interfluidity � Rational regret

The takeaway from six years of economic troubles? Keynes was right.

The takeaway from six years of economic troubles? Keynes was right.

Your Advisor Should Be Like A Top Doctor | ETF.com

Your Advisor Should Be Like A Top Doctor | ETF.com

Managing Someone Else's Emotions - A Wealth of Common SenseA Wealth of Common Sense

Managing Someone Else's Emotions - A Wealth of Common SenseA Wealth of Common Sense