Tuesday, January 12, 2016


TED Talk - Tim Harford: How messy problems can inspire creativity (video) (LINK)

The $500 Million Battle Over Disney’s Princesses: How Hasbro grabbed the lucrative Disney doll business from Mattel (LINK) [H/T @ChrisPavese] (LINK)

Greg Ip on EconTalk discussing his book Foolproof: Why Safety Can Be Dangerous and How Danger Makes Us Safe (LINK)

Book of the day: Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man

Given the areas of the market that are getting hit especially hard right now, maybe one or more of the documentaries below will be of interest to some:

Crude - The Incredible Journey Of Oil

Offshore Oil Drilling Industry

World's Marvelous Oil Tankers

Super Tanker: LNG Carrier

The Biggest SHIP in the World 2015