Monthly Archives: January 2015

Colorado Winter Ice Melt

The weather has been warm in Colorado this week, causing the winter ice to melt into interesting patterns.

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Will the Internet Make Chileans More Trustworthy?

Journalist John Stossel wrote an interesting essay about what untrustworthy people like Chileans and other Latin Americans can do to increase business with people from rich countries. Trust—society depends on it. For most of history, our ancestors lived in clans … Continue reading

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Will Chile Become Famous for Failure?

Investor’s Business Daily (IBD) opines: In Chile, the refusal to learn is not from inertia but from success. Michelle Bachelet’s socialist government swapped 6% GDP growth in 2013 for 1.8% growth in 2014. How? By hiking government spending 9% and … Continue reading

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Chilean Runs 120 Marathons in 60 Days

Chilean runner Matías Anguita ran the length of Chile in 63 days, including 2 marathons nearly each day. He started running long ago as a means of giving up smoking, a habit of many Chileans. I can’t even run 3 … Continue reading

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