Monthly Archives: December 2017

Rise and Fall of some Famous Asset Bubbles

This view comes courtesy Howard Wang, co-founder of Convoy Investments, who charted bitcoin’s massive gain against other famous periods of speculation, notably the Dutch tulip mania in the 1600s, which had previously reigned as history’s biggest.

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The Michelangelo of Microsoft Excel

When Tatsuo Horiuchi retired, he decided to try his hand at art. But instead of spending money on paints and brushes, Horiuchi used what he already had pre-installed on his computer—Microsoft Excel. Now, the 77-year-old artist is creating remarkably intricate … Continue reading

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Some people can hear this GIF

A lot of people can apparently hear this GIF. I can feel it. The GIF was created by HappyToast.

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50 of the Greatest Album Covers of All Time

“WHIPPED CREAM & OTHER DELIGHTS” — HERB ALPERT & THE TIJUANA BRASS (1965) Cover model Dolores Erickson was three months pregnant when she posed in whipped cream for this album. It sold 6 million copies (99 percent of them to teenage … Continue reading

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