What Are Durable Goods, Anyway? →
npr: What’s a durable good? Also: Why does it matter? Durable goods, as the name suggests, are things that don’t break easily. More specifically, they’re products that are used for more than three years. Planes, trains and cars: durable goods. The chair you’re sitting on: durable good. The carpet beneath your feet: not a durable good, despite the fact that most people keep carpet for more...
Is it time to close the book on open letters? →
npr: An Open Letter … About Open Letters by Linton Weeks We tweet the most private thought or deed on Twitter, plaster it on a Facebook wall, upload it to YouTube. In this era of total openness — open criticism, open primaries and open relationships — is it time to close the book on open letters?
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having...– Tony Robbins (via venuschild)