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[credit provider=”Instagram/pavidaaaa” url=”http://statigr.am/viewer.php#/detail/346163603825340469_205787923″] There is much to enjoy in Michael Mauboussin’s latest book, The Success Equation: Untangling Skill and Luck in Business, Sports and Investing, but here are a few highlights.How do you distinguish skill from luck? He writes that:
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Intellectual disability affects 1 to 3 per cent of children worldwide, half of whom are born to parents of normal intelligence.
[credit provider=”Flickr/Steven Depolo” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevendepolo/5301595507/”] People who believe in luck or fate are more likely to live an unhealthy lifestyle, a new Australian study suggests.Researchers at the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research interviewed 7,000 people and compiled data on their personality type, diet, and exercise routine.
[credit provider=”AP”] Warren Buffett and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein were just on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. And while you can probably imagine what kind of amazing one-act show/buddy comedy those two could put on together, that’s not what happened.It was kind of a snooze fest.
Michael Lewis says that he’s really, really lucky.
[credit provider=”Youtube/billionmore”] A British man of Asian origin was arrested in Thailand after police found him in possession of six human fetuses that had been roasted and covered in gold leaf in a black magic ritual, The Telegraph reports.The man, Chow Hok Kuen, 28, confessed to police he had bought […]