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    August 26, 2014 at 20:50
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    Tove Lo | Habits http://www.last.fm/music/Tove+Lo/_/Habits

    Tove Lo | Habits http://www.last.fm/music/Tove+Lo/_/Habits

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    BBC News - How Norway has avoided the 'curse of oil' →

    (…) Yet there are few displays of ostentatious spending - there are no supercars with tinted windows, no designer handbag shops, and no queues of people outside exclusive nightclubs.

    For while other countries have struck oil and then binged on the revenues, by contrast Norway is continuing to invest its oil and gas money in a giant sovereign wealth fund.

    The fund, worth about $800bn (£483bn), owns 1% of the entire world’s stocks, and is big enough to make every citizen a millionaire in the country’s currency, the kroner. In effect, it is a giant savings account. (…)

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    How Norway has avoided the 'curse of oil' →

    parislemon:

    Sarah Treanor:

    For while other countries have struck oil and then binged on the revenues, by contrast Norway is continuing to invest its oil and gas money in a giant sovereign wealth fund.

    The fund, worth about $800bn (£483bn), owns 1% of the entire world’s stocks, and is big enough to make every citizen a millionaire in the country’s currency, the kroner. In effect, it is a giant savings account.

    1% of all the stocks in the world. Crazy (smart).

    We’ll see how this plays out in the long run, but it strikes me as smart for any “boom” town to diversify as much as possible when they can — before they can’t, and they’re screwed.

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Kal’s cartoon: this week, policing in America

    theeconomist:

    Kal’s cartoon: this week, policing in America

    August 25, 2014 at 10:57
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Let me

    nevver:

    Let me

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    August 22, 2014 at 3:10
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    You never need to apologize
    for how you chose to survive.

    — Clementine von Radics (via journalofanobody)

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The United States has decided that monkey selfies can’t be copyrighted.
Photo credit: The monkey you see above. Although pointing this out is apparently unnecessary. 

    latimes:

    The United States has decided that monkey selfies can’t be copyrighted.

    Photo credit: The monkey you see above. Although pointing this out is apparently unnecessary. 

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    Tove Lo - Habits (Stay High) /by ToveLoVEVO

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voyage

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    voyage

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Artist Name: Nowak852
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    Artist Name: Nowak852

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