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The second law of thermodynamics and your portfolio

Dec 12, 2018 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)

Nobel prize-winning physicist and world-famous lecturer Richard Feynman may be known best by his endless cross-discipline curiosity. This curiosity and exploration into new fields resulted in many novel and useful discoveries. Expanding on the mental models theme we discussed two weeks ago and crossing disciplines into the realm of physics, this article explores the second law of thermodynamics and how it applies to your investment life.


Urban Axes

Dec 11, 2018 - Max Osbon ( 1 minute to read)

Think of it as darts, only a bit more… powerful. The newly opened Somerville location from “Urban Axes” allows you to train in the classic art of axe throwing. Gather a team of 6 or go in by yourself to discover fellow adventurous types; snacks are currently available along with beer, mead, and cocktails.


Creative Mornings

Dec 5, 2018 - Max Osbon ( 1 minute to read)

In 2008, a designer based in Brooklyn wanted to find a way to gather her local creative community; She started hosting breakfast events with free food, local speakers, and volunteer staff. 10 years later, attendees are gathering in cities around the world for monthly talks that inspire community and creativity. Head to Cambridge on Dec 14th at 8:30 am for the next “Creative Mornings” event with Choreographer and Director Wendy Jehlen. 


5 Mental Models To Help You Be A Better Investor

Nov 28, 2018 - Max Osbon ( 5 mins to read)

Shane Parish isn’t yet a household name but over the last two years, he’s become one of my favorite thinkers and writers. Here are five mental models from his complete list of 109 with comments on how you can apply them to your investment thinking. The goal of this article is to help you find new answers to old questions by altering the way you look at the problem.


Holiday Sweets

Nov 27, 2018 - Max Osbon ( 1 minute to read)

Need a quick warm up? L.A Burdick Chocolates in the Back Bay is the perfect place. With dozens of handcrafted holiday treats, this quaint Chocolatier is a great place to stop by for a mid-day hot cocoa or pick up a last minute holiday gift. 


2018 Reasons To Be Thankful

Nov 21, 2018 - Max Osbon ( 3 mins to read)

Now is the time of year when we get a chance to step back and reflect on the ways we are grateful. Gratitude lifts, heals, comforts and puts things in perspective. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here are two simple reasons to be thankful in 2018.


USA Facts

Nov 21, 2018 - Max Osbon ( 1 minute to read)

If you ever need a comprehensive breakdown of the United States by the numbers, USA facts has everything you could need and more. A non-partisan, not-for-profit civic initiative, this site compiles publicly available data to help inform the debate. If you need some quantitative data to back up your turkey day argument, look no further.


Choreographic Objects

Nov 13, 2018 - Max Osbon ( 1 minute to read)

The ICA presents the first comprehensive American exhibition of performative objects, video installations, and interactive sculptures of the internationally celebrated choreographer William Forsythe. Blurring the lines between performance and sculpture, his pieces invite the viewer to engage with choreography in a novel way. The exhibit is on display until February 21.


Whaling in Oklahoma

Nov 5, 2018 - Max Osbon ( 1 minute to read)

With a New England spin on Japanese food, the recently opened restaurant “Whaling in Oklahoma” is drawing crowds and raising eyebrows. Chef-owner Tim Maslow, a Momofuku alum, is combining local ingredients with Japanese sensibilities and flavors at his newest Southend endeavor. Be sure to reserve your table well in advance, weekend nights fill up quickly.