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Friday, June 6, 2014 11:53 pm
OWH: Aksarben Village has another $82 million in development planned

20140606-235022-85822287.jpgBy Cindy Gonzalez / World-Herald staff writer

An additional $82 million in new construction projects headed to Aksarben Village — more office, retail, apartment and parking structures — will close up a couple of the biggest gaps left at the 70-acre midtown Omaha campus.

Not all of the tenants have been secured for those proposed properties, but developers say the village’s history suggests that…

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How does everyone feel about a new Pinhook building at Aksarben Village?
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 4:00 pm
Contrarian Positions Worth ConsideringWhen mainstream beliefs take the form of axioms, it is time to ask questions as to whether…View Post

Contrarian Positions Worth Considering

When mainstream beliefs take the form of axioms, it is time to ask questions as to whether…

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Monday, December 2, 2013 3:06 pm
Sunday, December 1, 2013 1:57 pm
If you think our nation is on the wrong track, Dr. Michael Burry’s UCLA commencement speech will not cheer you up.
Banks and CRTs: Dolly Longestaffe arrives at the club for a round of smoke and mirrors.Once upon a time, a pink-cheeked banker with a newly minted expense account credit card was…View Post

Banks and CRTs: Dolly Longestaffe arrives at the club for a round of smoke and mirrors.

Once upon a time, a pink-cheeked banker with a newly minted expense account credit card was…

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Friday, October 4, 2013 9:29 am
Lyrics Parade - Arabella, Arctic MonkeysSuch a good album… “Barbarella silver swimsuit…” top notch Arabella’s got some interstellar-gator…View Post

Lyrics Parade - Arabella, Arctic Monkeys

Such a good album… “Barbarella silver swimsuit…” top notch Arabella’s got some interstellar-gator…

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 8:32 am
Mulally Projects US vehicle sales to recover to pre-recession levels. Announces retirement.It raises my eyebrows when the CEO of Ford projects smooth highways ahead for the automobile…View Post

Mulally Projects US vehicle sales to recover to pre-recession levels. Announces retirement.


It raises my eyebrows when the CEO of Ford projects smooth highways ahead for the automobile…

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013 9:21 am
Urban Johannesburg RevivalBack to Johannesburg
Some affluent professionals are leaving the protective walls of suburban life…View Post

Urban Johannesburg Revival

Back to Johannesburg

Some affluent professionals are leaving the protective walls of suburban life…

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Monday, September 9, 2013 9:19 am
Sunday, August 11, 2013 2:54 pm
Never Mind the Bollocks: 34 Insights From Nasim Taleb

Nassim Taleb, the author of The Black Swan and Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder with 34 insights from his facebook account:

(Note: Thanks to Farnam Street Blog for this list. FSB is an outstanding site)

1. The artificial gives us hangovers, the…

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Check out the big brain on Brett! Marcellus Shale even better than we thought“You remember your business partner Marsellus Wallace, don’t you, Brett?” – Jules

Living in Omaha,…View Post

Check out the big brain on Brett! Marcellus Shale even better than we thought

“You remember your business partner Marsellus Wallace, don’t you, Brett?” – Jules

Living in Omaha,…

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Friday, August 9, 2013 11:27 am