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Amazon Prime Was Too Good to Be True After All?

From Wired “The price of “free” two-day shipping is about to go up. That was the message from Amazon executives last week, who said that shipping costs would probably force them to raise the price of the company’s popular Amazon … Continue reading

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Why ‘Drink More Water’? – James Hamblin – The Atlantic

Sadly the myths about drinking 8 glasses of water keeps getting resurrected. It is pretty amazing how someones comments can be repeated so often that people start to believe it as a fact and even widely cite it.  Why ‘Drink … Continue reading

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The Mysterious and Alarming Rise of Single Parenthood in America – Aparna Mathur, Hao Fu, and Peter Hansen – The Atlantic

Unfortunate statistics. Perhaps this is in part due to the trend in men going on strike.   You probably remember the headlines about “Breadwinner Moms” a few months ago. The Pew Center had published a report finding women are the … Continue reading

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In New Study, Entrepreneurs See the Glass Nearly Empty – NYTimes.com

Coming back to the thesis that American Entrepreneurs tend to be hypomaniacs then this all makes sense. Then again it just be culture. From my limited perspective a lot of innovation in the US is driven by those people who … Continue reading

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Depression and the Entrepreneur

It is amazing how many people make statements to me like “oh it must be great having your own company”, “I really want to make my own career like you so I can have less stress I my life”, or … Continue reading

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War Drums: Syria

   The warm drums are beating. “A spokesman for No 10 said: “The prime minister and President Obama are both gravely concerned by the attack that took place in Damascus on Wednesday and the increasing signs that this was a … Continue reading

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NASA developing Star Trek-like warp drive for future space travel

I find this very exciting. One of the reasons I stopped working in Aerospace, for NASA, is I felt that the US had given up on psuh the boundaries on space flight and space travel. I still am fairly pessimistic … Continue reading

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