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Trump says US "locked and loaded" on North Korea, and the trouble with index funds.

Published Fri, Aug 11, 2017, 8:00 AM
ALL THAT POWER
WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK
Living Off The Grid Leaves You With Too Much Power, And Other Facts
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​Welcome to What We Learned This Week, a digest of the most curiously important facts from the past few days. This week: How to find your opposite job, living off the grid leaves you with too *much* power, and breaking down "American innocence."
RIDING THE WAVE
Embracing Colossus
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The enormous surf of Nazaré, Portugal was once greatly feared by the townspeople, but now it’s becoming their greatest resource.
ILL-GOTTEN GAINS
Are Index Funds Evil?
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A growing chorus of experts argue that they’re strangling the economy — and must be stopped.
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LOST IN THE SHUFFLE
RIO, ONE YEAR LATER
After The Flame
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The 2016 Summer Games were supposed to bring Rio and Brazil to new financial and athletic heights. What's left behind? A city and country shrouded by corruption, debt and broken promises.
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PREVIOUSLY PLANNED
US And South Korea Set To Stage Huge Military Exercise
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US and South Korean militaries will go ahead with massive sea, land and air exercises later this month, despite a spiralling situation in which North Korea has threatened to fire missiles towards a US Pacific territory.
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No one man should have all that power, but he should have a couple days off for the weekend, because he's earned it.