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Book Review: Super Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (5/5)

I read the first Freakonomics book back in 2013. I listened to the whole audio file in three days. I devoured it and I loved it. 808 more words

Books

WWW Wednesday, 21-September-2016

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. 458 more words

Books

What Is Your Limit?

“It is the brain, not the heart or lungs, that is the critical organ.”

Roger Bannister

The above quote appears in ‘Think Like a Freak’ 269 more words

Coaching

How to Be Tim Ferriss - Featuring Freakonomics

This episode is a role-reversal.

I flew to New York City and sat down with Stephen J. Dubner (@freakonomics) of Freakonomics fame. He proceeded to ask me all sorts of questions that I’d never heard before, and we recorded the entire thing.   685 more words

The Tim Ferriss Show

Wisely Written

Have you every wondered why the Bible was written the way that it was written?  Why didn’t God present His message in an encyclopedic format.  He could have categorized information under heading, and listed these categories alphabetically.  709 more words

Bible Study

How Do You Think?

Two really fun books about looking at things in a slightly different way.

Let’s start with Steal Like and Artist. This is a fun book about how to use art and the world around you to inspire your creative side. 165 more words

New Books

"Well, we've come this far" A Rough Guide to the Sunk Costs Fallacy

The sunk cost fallacy is about our decision-making process. Our decisions can be affected by many things, but, generally, we like to think that we approach most with a certain degree of logic and reasoning. 624 more words

Freakonomics