Remember how in junior high you used to try to convince yourself that beautiful people were congenitally dull? With tomatoes, it's actually true! Everyone knows that handsome rosy tomatoes from the supermarket taste blander than the ugly heirloom variety from the farmer's market (or your backyard). As it turns out, it's genetic -- the gene that makes tomatoes ripen uniformly, and thus makes them look appealing when sitting in grocery produce sections, also…
Because really, who doesn't want a hedge fund manager who's both meditative and viciously competitive, and isn't that why everyone from Ray Dalio to Process Driven Trading's Peter Muller to Paul Tudor Jones is always touting their love for transcendental meditation or the new yoga studio they just opened in Greenwich. And to which end, we'd like to share the following advert with Cliff Asness, the AQR Capital founder who seems unaware of the awe-inducing (read: nauseating) activity known as competitive yoga.
We've heard the statistics. Obesity has more than doubled worldwide since 1980. For the first time in history, being overweight is killing more people than being underweight. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese. Where do we begin to tackle such an immense problem?
There is not one single solution, but there are two key paths: getting moving and eating better.