Monthly Archives: December 2012

What Makes a Champion Bodybuilder? Tupperware

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

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The Best of Marginal Revolution

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

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Learn from Ndamukong Suh’s Bad Attitude

“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

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Three Quotes From Daniel Kahneman

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

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What’s Hot In Canada on Christmas Eve Eve

Booze.

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Inventions in 2012

I didn’t realize Microsoft patented the Holodeck. Neat. More here.  

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The Genius of NBA Legend Bill Russell

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

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