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Gerhard Maier
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Books: Christine Falls. A Novel By Benjamin Black
(Drivebycuriosity) - I just finished reading "Christine Falls. A Novel" by Benjamin Black ( amazon ). The book is set in Dublin in the 1950s. Quirke, a pathologist who works in a morgue, develops interest in Christine Falls, one of his corpses. He believes ...
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Contemporary Art: Epic Abstraction @ Metropolitan Museum Of Art New York
(Drivebycuriosity) - New York`s Metropolitan Museum of Art is always worth a visit. The huge museum has a vast collection of art works and offers a lot temporary exhibitions. This week my wife and I took a look into their show " Epic Abstraction". They disp...
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Traveling: Impressions From Aruba - Sand, Water & Coconut Palms
(Drivebycuriosity) - My wife and I are just back from Aruba, where we stayed 7 nights. Aruba is a small island in the Caribbean Sea close to the coast of Venezuela. Like the sister island Curacao (which we visited last year, here my  report ), the island is...
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Economy: Why A Nearby Recession Is Highly Unlikely
(Drivebycuriosity) -  There is a lot talk about a nearby recession. The usual high priests of doom & gloom are calling a recession for 2020 or even for this year. I think the recession callers will get wronged as they did in 2015 & 2016 ( driveby ). I will ...
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Books: The Year`s Top Hard Science Fiction Stories
(Drivebycuriosity) -   I love science fiction. But I get often disappointed. Most of the
so-called sci-fi books and movies tell just fantasy stories about wizards, dragons & princesses or post-apocalyptic horror stories. It became
increasingly challenging...
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Photography: New York´s Billboards - The Lilliput Effect
(Drivebycuriosity) - I am fascinated by New York City, where I have been
living since 2012. The metropolis is full of life. I am impressed by
the sheer size of the city and her buildings. Part of the fascination
are the huge billboards you can spot all o...
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Economics: A Beautiful Combination
(Drivebycuriosity) - It looks like that the US economy is getting a new boost which could cause a rebound of the global economy this year.  This assumption is based on two trends: Last Friday we learned that the US job market is getting stronger and wage gr...
Economics: A Beautiful Combination
Economics: A Beautiful Combination
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Economics: Why China Is Doing Better Than The Media Tell You
(Drivebycuriosity) - There is much ado about China´s cooling economy. This week the headlines focused on China´s manufacturing indices. On Sunday the Chinese government published her manufacturing index (NBS Manufacturing PMI)  and on Wednesday followed the...
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Contemporary Art: A Group Of Individuals @ Ivy Brown Gallery New York
(Drivebycuriosity) - I am a connoisseur of contemporary art and like to visit art galleries. Yesterday I attended an opening reception @ Ivy Brown Gallery . The art dealer is located in Manhattan´s classy Meatpacking district (675 Hudson Street   ivybrownga...
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Economics: Natural Gas - And Another Bubble Popped
(Drivebycuriosity) - There is lot talk about bubbles. Many see bubbles on the stock market, housing market, credit market and almost everywhere. Astonishingly the bubble callers don´t notice the real bubbles on the market for commodities. In the recent days...
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