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Alternative assets, record-high APY’s, local bakeries, and a racehorse

11 Investment Opportunities This Decade That Are Not Bitcoin
11 Investment Opportunities This Decade That Are Not Bitcoin
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If I gave you $1,000 today, what would you invest it in to turn it into $2,000 by 2030?


New beverages, new tools, new challenges, and an ethics decision for an entire segment

As the figures continue to pour in from what is expected to be the best performing Dry January in history, in terms of individual participants and non-alcoholic beverage sales, many are asking what comes next for this emerging category.


Digital Art is not a bubble, it is experiencing discovery in four categories

Beeple’s collage, Everydays: The First 5000 Days, sold at Christie’s. Image: Beeple

Mike Winkelmann is among the top three most valuable living artists in the world and you’ve never heard of him. Better know as Beeple, Winkelmann is the artist behind “Everydays: The First 5000 Days” the first purely digital artwork ever offered at auction by Christie’s.


An active list updated when my mind is blown 🤯

The Exploding Head emoji, as it is known, is defined as A yellow face with an open mouth, the top of its head exploding in the shape of a brain-like mushroom cloud. A visual form of the expression mind blown, it may represent such emotions as shock, awe, amazement, and disbelief.

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The nonalcoholic movement reserves 37% of the days in a calendar year, nearly three times as many as Meatless Monday

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The first time Americans were asked to reduce their meat consumption was during World War I. With the help of soon-to-be president Herbert Hoover, the U.S. Food Administration coined a slogan: Food will win the war. It was an effort to care for struggling Allies and nourish U.S. soldiers overseas that included asking Americans to cut back on their fat, sugar, wheat, and meat consumption through Meatless Tuesdays and Wheatless Wednesdays.


Free feedback from trusted sources is nearly impossible to resist

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When I joined my first start-up in the spring of 2016, I didn’t know what a lead was. I had been a sports captain before, what is short for that? My friend’s LinkedIn profile read “Product Lead”, was it a position?


Viewers don’t need to watch commercials anymore and that's what makes these 4 commercials the more impressive

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Today, a viewer simply doesn't need to watch commercials. Online environments provide viewers the ability to skip after 3–5 seconds. Live TV is abandoned during commercials as viewers opt for endless social media scrolling, and commercials during recorded broadcasts are fast-forwarded through.

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The most inspiring way to convey a vision is to outsource it…


Lil Nas X used this Twitter trick to generate over one million brand mentions

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Lil Nas X woke up on Monday, April 5th to find out that his latest release, “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” had reached the number 1 spot on Billboard’s Hot 100.


An informed email guessing strategy that works

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Social media is a sea of passive interactions. Sure the big numbers are nice but they don’t always correlate into revenue. Think about it, it costs nothing to have a social media account, and a tap on a screen to “like” a photo or video is not a worthy measurement of, well anything.

Richie Crowley

Rode a bike across America, wrote about it. Went sober, wrote about it. Built RICKiRICKi, wrote about it. Is a human, writing about it | Cr3ate @ RICKiRICKi.com

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