18 Coolest Things We Learned in 2014

Why We Choke “ . . . a person’s propensity to choke under pressure is directly related to how much they’re willing to tolerate loss—but it’s a bit counterintuitive. Those with high loss aversion choked when they stood to gain a lot, but those with low loss aversion choked when … Read More

Bond Poker Set

What makes this poker set a Bond Poker Set ($795)? Presumably, a big fat cheque made out to Eon Productions. Branding aside, this poke set is made with walnut and carbon fibre, and the game pieces are made with polished nickel and are powder coated. Not clay? Apparently, Bond is … Read More

Slow-Rolling Senior Style

Meet Jack Ury. He was 96 when this video was shot, and though he’s passed away, we’ll always remember the time that some stupid kid mistook his bad hearing for senility, hectored him after the flop, and then lost badly. [youtube width=”640″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=221W8bLqhUc[/youtube]

Winning Poker, Comic Con, and Drone Strikes

The Charitable-Industrial Complex – The New York Times “Early on in our philanthropic journey, my wife and I became aware of something I started to call Philanthropic Colonialism. I noticed that a donor had the urge to “save the day” in some fashion. People (including me) who had very little … Read More

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