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11.06.2017

“It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.” 
Oscar Wilde




 

At Least 26 Dead in South Texas Church Shooting  A young man clad in black and wearing a ballistic vest blasted his way into a Baptist church in this south Texas town on Sunday with an assault-type rifle, leaving at least 26 people dead and 20 others injured. - Wall Street Journal

Paradise Papers: Everything you need to know about the leak  The Paradise Papers are a huge leak of financial documents that throw light on the top end of the world of offshore finance. A number of stories are appearing in a week-long expose of how politicians, multinationals, celebrities and high-net-worth individuals use complex structures to protect their cash from higher taxes. - BBC

Broadcom proposes record-breaking $130 billion bid for rival Qualcomm  Chipmaker Broadcom has made an unsolicited bid to buy rival Qualcomm for $130 billion. If the deal is accepted it will be the biggest ever takeover in the technology sector, following a run of billion-dollar consolidation deals in the chip-making industry. - The Verge

U.S. Report Says Humans Cause Climate Change  13 federal agencies unveiled an exhaustive scientific report on Friday that says humans are the dominant cause of the global temperature rise that has created the warmest period in the history of civilization. - New York Times

Saudi Arabia’s tech ambitions just took a black eye with sweeping arrests  King Salman, the country’s leader, arrested eleven Saudi princes in an anticorruption probe that most prominently claimed Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who is one of his nation’s most visible tech investors. - Recode

Shalane Flanagan Solves N.Y.C. Marathon for American Women  Flanagan, a Massachusetts native, won with a time of 2 hours 26 minutes 53 seconds. She finished a full minute ahead of the champion for the last three years, Mary Keitany of Kenya, whose time was 2:27.54. - New York Times

China’s Central Bank Chief Warns of ‘Sudden, Contagious and Hazardous’ Financial Risks  China’s financial system is becoming significantly more vulnerable due to high leverage, according to central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan, who has made a series of blunt warnings in recent weeks about debt levels in the world’s second-largest economy. - Bloomberg

Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash near Yemen border  A Saudi prince was killed Sunday in a helicopter crash near the border with Yemen, Saudi authoritie said, a day after the kingdom intercepted a ballistic missile that was said to have originated from its war-torn neighbor. - CNBC
 
 The Most Important 'Life Hack' I've Learned.
... About the correlation between personal energy levels and happiness, and how to increase the former to experience more of the latter. 
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