Monthly Archives: December 2012
This video (hat tip) is about bodybuilder Kai Greene. Here is what Kai has to say about Bodybuilding… A lot of bobybuilders go off track right here… I’m going to show you how it’s done… [first] you get yourself some Tupperware. The … Continue reading
My favorite blog is Marginal Revolution, written by Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok (both economists at George Mason University and the latter a Canadian!). Today they put out a list of their most popular posts of 2012, which contains a … Continue reading
“Yeah, we’re loaded,” the player said, exhaling after Detroit (4-8) lost its fourth consecutive game and third by four points or less. “But we have a couple of guys who don’t understand what it takes to win. Just making a … Continue reading
All from *Thinking Fast and Slow*, these are on loss aversion, perhaps one of the most powerful forces in the universe: If Tiger Woods had managed to putt as well for birdies as he did for par, his average tournament … Continue reading
I didn’t realize Microsoft patented the Holodeck. Neat. More here.
I spent five hours with Bill Russell last week and thought of Kobe Bryant twice and only twice. One time, we were discussing a revelation from Russell’s extraordinary biography, Second Wind, that Russell scouted the Celtics after joining them in 1956. Why would … Continue reading