Friday, November 23, 2012

Succes and fun: Chinese grandpa modelling for granddaughter's fashion

Another great internet success story. A 72 years old grandpa is modeling
his granddaughter's teen fashion. He just wanted to help her. And have a bit
of fun with the family.
It's no wonder that it all became an internet sensation within a short period of time.
See here for yourself.

A business blog that gets it right since 2005 when it got started

Calculated risk is a business and economics that got it always right.
First of all, Calculated Risk was right in the diagnosis of the sub-prime mess
and ensuing problems in the housing market.
Meantime calculated risk is more positive in it's outlook on the US economy
because of a closer look of the many underlying factors and data. It's a blog that
is definitely worth introducing.
Business Insider just published a really interesting interview with Bill McBride, it's founder.
Read more: The Genius Who Invented Economics blogging ...

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Stupid advertising. The death bed confessions of an ad exec: It's not worth it.

"It turns out it was just advertising. There was no higher calling." People fed up
with the excesses of advertising find the final death bed admission of an
advertising executive very interesting. He admitted to having wasted his life
for a rather trivial purpose when looking back at it after being diagnosed with
Read more: It's not worth it.

The admissions of this advertising executive are matched what an Australian nurse
who worked for many years in palliative care found out from people in their
death bed. Five common regrets came out regularly.
(It is a book that was introduced on this blog some time ago already and
is introduced again.)
Read more: Regrets of the dying