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Apparently there are no direct flights between Israel and Australia. Hopefully this is the sort of problem the Boeing 787 Dreamliner will fix in the future, but for now it means I had to connect through Hong Kong.

In this case, those of you who know me probably realize this was a good thing! I…

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Interesting meditations on what true happiness is.

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This is my favourite podcast that James Altucher has done. Also, I have listened to almost every Freakonomics podcast, in addition to having met Dubner in person, and this might be the most interesting he has ever sounded.

Stephen Dubner is ALWAYS interesting, so I think that says a lot!

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In his past life, was Tucker Max a douche? Yes. However, writing a book called “Asshole finish first” doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t listen to anything you say for the rest of your life.

He is a pioneer in the publishing industry not for what he writes, but for the business model he adopted to publish his later works.

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I found their conversations about how TJ quickly rose up the ranks of MMA to be more broadly applicable to not just sports, but life in general. If you want to be the best, you need to work smart, be humble, enlist the support of others, etc.

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If you are interested in rooting out the corrupting influence of money in politics or political reform in more general terms, this is an enlightening conversation to hear.

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Not as interesting as the first podcast they did together, but definitely still worth a listen.

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Who knew the same person who was the host of Fear Factor could be such a thoughtful guy?