Posts filed under “Travel”
Hmmm, nothing in the United States? Go figure . . . Source: World Airport Awards, Award Categories, Top 100 The Best Airports in the World 2014 1 Singapore Changi Airport 2 Incheon International Airport 3 Munich Airport 4 Hong Kong International Airport 5 Amsterdam Schiphol Airport 6 Tokyo International Airport Haneda 7…Read More
Last month, I wrote about global warming in the context of investment opportunities. As part of that discussion, I mentioned McKenzie Funk’s new book, “Windfall: The Booming Business of Global Warming.” I thought framing the financial opportunities of this might bypass the usual agnotology and political foolishness. To quote: “This debate is no longer about…Read More
Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has teamed up with the Zero G corporation to give anyone who has already purchased a $250,000 ticket a chance to get acclimated to the experience of zero gravity. Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson traveled down to Cape Canaveral to try it out and break down the business of weightlessness.
Source: Bloomberg Feb. 10 2014
October 14, 2012, Felix Baumgartner ascended more than 24 miles above Earth’s surface to the edge of space in a stratospheric balloon. Millions across the globe watched as he opened the door of the capsule, stepped off the platform, and broke the speed of sound while free falling safely back to Earth. Felix set three…Read More
Exactly one year ago today, I thought it might be fun to speak at a CFA conference in Winnipeg. In January. In the least hospitable major city in North America that is not in Alaska. Read this: 27 Below 0°F; 45 Below 0°F Wind Chill See also: A bull-and-bear naturalist (Winnipeg Free Press) An investor’s…Read More