Online reading has changed me forever

I used to read a lot a few years ago, and in many respects I still do. However, the message I get when hearing the phrase 'I read' is almost irrevocably linked to books, and even more specifically to reading fiction. While I don't look down on things that have a theoretical or practical subject-matter, … Continue reading Online reading has changed me forever

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This is how far the horizon would (ideally) be at different altitudes

Long story short, this is my first post into a new and marvelous idea. (drumroll) Here it is: I'm going to also start posting things that can be summed up easily in a picture/graph - and as such don't require a story behind them to make sense. I plotted the below by using the formula Hd … Continue reading This is how far the horizon would (ideally) be at different altitudes

When black dogs were thought to be taboo, even though they weren’t

Adopting a dog can be a way to express our personality. If the dog breed is rare, there’s a high chance its members become status indicators for owners - as would an expensive car, a big house and other things that mark success. But if a dog breed is common or has commonly found traits … Continue reading When black dogs were thought to be taboo, even though they weren’t

A guide to funeral home startups

My own death will someday be part of someone’s paycheck. This brings me to a cynical and oddly pragmatic thought: all other things being equal, funeral homes will essentially never go out of business. With constant demand, constant supply should follow. Would this imply that there are places where such a business can be more … Continue reading A guide to funeral home startups