Screaming Goats Will Make You Laugh – Video

This video has nothing to do with business, sports, money, or motivation. This post is about pure laughing. I love goats. Goats are funny. Screaming goats are funnier. It’s impossible not to laught. Turn up the volume.

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Breaking Down Billion-Dollar Startup Valuations (Video)

Interesting video by two VC veterans. Y Combinator Founder Paul Graham and August Capital‘s David Hornik know what they are talking about and there is a lot to learn. 14+ min video.

Reposted from Bloomberg
Y Combinator Founder Paul Graham and August Capital’s David Hornik discuss tech startup valuations with Emily Chang on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Click on link for the video, courtesy of Bloomberg.
Breaking Down Billion-Dollar Startup Valuations

The Science of Persuasion – (Video)

This video is based on the book Influence by Robert cialdini on persuasion and negotiation.

This just over 10 minutes clip does an excellent job explaining the fundamentals of Cialdini’s research and the science of persuasion.

What if all the NFL logos were British? By Dave’s Art Locker

David Rappocio from Dave’s Art Locker and The Draw Play just did a fake British mockups of all 32 teams of the NFL. What if NFL teams were British? Give credits to Dave because he did an awesome job. I have a included a few samples of my favorites on this blog. Go check out the rest of his awesome logos and art.

Want more alternative interesting logos? Feel free to browse through my previous posts on sports logos: What would it look like if sports teams in major cities combined their logos? and NFL Logos Rebranding

Now the coolest British NFL logos:
The Super Bowl winner the Baltimore Beaky Bastards
Beaky Bastards

And the ones that didn’t win the Super Bowl
Billygoats

British Army

Brownie
Continue reading “What if all the NFL logos were British? By Dave’s Art Locker”

Schumpeter: A guide in Africa

Nice article reposted from The Economist. Read it if you want to know more about investing in frontier markets. Also follow emergingfrontiersblog.com for up to date frontier market news.

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Reposted from The Economist

Why investors in frontier markets need someone to show them around

CARDBOARD BOXES are not sexy. But they are useful: imagine trying to shift a lorryload of eggs from farm to shop without packaging. Because boxes make it easier to move things around, they allow shops to stock a wider variety of goods at lower prices. So to run a cardboard-box factory in Africa is to put more and better food on African plates.

The Riley Packaging plant in Uganda is quite a sight. From wall to wall and floor to ceiling, it is crammed with vast rolls of paper. A visitor feels like an ant gazing at stacks of toilet rolls. A management consultant might ask: why does Riley need to keep so much inventory—three months’ worth—heaped idly on the floor? Surely there are better uses for the firm’s capital?

Actually, no. The paper has to be imported. Uganda is landlocked. The nearest port, at Mombasa in Kenya, is more than 1,000km (620 miles) away on iffy roads. Containers passing through customs there face long and unpredictable delays. The factory keeps masses of inventory because it cannot rely on supplies to arrive just-in-time. And “we can’t ever let customers down,” says Ashish Thakkar, a part-owner of the firm. Continue reading “Schumpeter: A guide in Africa”

Boxing Defence – Floyd Mayweather Jr and Tyson

Floyd Mayweather Jr Master of Defense

Mike Tyson’ s incredible defence

Mike Tyson Vs. Sammy Scaff HD

Eat Like A Caveman With The Paleo Diet (Reblog)

My Super Bowl infographic piece got reblog by Love Infographics. I found this infographic on the Paleo diet. Coincidentally it’s an actual diet that I’m about to try. Also known as the ‘caveman diet”, the point is to stick to natural stuff and to eliminate process food. Learn more with this great infographic.

Love Infographics

The Paleo Diet infographic from DrVita.com shows readers what it would take to eat like a caveman!

For those of you who keep asking yourself, “is there a diet that is right for me?”There are hundreds of diets to pick and choose from. One popular diet is Paleo. Below is Paleo in a nutshell.

The paleo diet, sometimes referred to the caveman diet is based on the diet of ancient humans. Getting nutrients from vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, meats, and fish, this diet helps you achieve a healthy and nutritious diet. This infographic helps you understand why the paelo diet is healthy, what foods to eat and avoid, and how it works. Give it a try and see if this diet is right for you.

Source:http://www.coolinfographics.com/

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JIM ROGERS – THE BUBBLE DOCUMENTARY

For all those familiar with famous investor Jim Rogers this 40 minute video should interest you. Jim Rogers was partner with George Soros in the Quantum Fund, one of earlier hedge fund. They made a killing.

From the The Bubble Film preview:

The Bubble is a feature length documentary that ask those who predicted the greatest recession since the Great Depression, why did it happen and what are we facing? The documentary is an adaptation of Tom Woods’ New York Times bestseller Meltdown. Filmmaker Jimmy Morrison is releasing each interview in full for free before the film’s release.

Super Bowl in Graphics

Here is a collection of some cool Super Bowl infographics.

From TV.com
How Big Is The Super Bowl?
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From The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
How Super Bowl and development spending compare
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From Fast CoDesign
The Road To This Year’s Super Bowl Matchup – “HOW’D THE RAVENS AND 49ERS MAKE IT TO SUNDAY’S BIG GAME? THIS COLORFUL PIECE OF DATA VIZ RECAPS ALL THE ACTION.”

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From Mashable.com
The Marketing Super Bowl: From Playbook to Hall of Fame
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From Realestate.com
Do Real Estate Prices Influence Super Bowl Appearances?
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From Mint.com
Throwing The Ball: Super Bowl Party Trends
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From GE’s ecomagination
Super Bowl TV Energy Consumption
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