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  1. Today I Learned: Two True Things I Didn’t Know About 9/11

    Rick Rescorla, security director for Morgan Stanley in the WTC, predicted airliners crashing into the towers, drew up a detailed plan accordingly, and used it to swiftly evacuate all but 13 of 2700 Morgan Stanley employees and hundreds more. He died when the buildings collapsed.1 Alicia Esteve Head fabricated a story about being on the…

  2. A Brief History and Understanding of Money (and Gold)

    “Money is one of those things that’s completely familiar and completely mysterious” – James Surowiecki, “The Financial Page” column for The New Yorker. With that thought in mind, here are two well presented posts on money and its history, found via Kotte. The first post is reply on reddit in response to someone wondering where…