Sunday is for Sharing: Volume 124

Four Pillar Freedom

Sunday is for Sharing is a weekly roundup of my favorite links from the past week.

My Favorite Video

A fascinating animated video that shows why Mercury is actually the closest planet (most of the time) to Earth.

My Favorite Finance Articles

We have the tools and technology to work less and live better (aeon)

The pros and cons of gaining freedom through self-employment vs. pursuing more freedom through flexibility in a traditional job (The Deep Dish)

Study finds early retirement may speed up cognitive decline (StudyFinds)

The cost of “parental leave” in the U.S. (Wise Mind Money)

The magic of 80% (Embracing Lagom)

“People who grew up rich, when did you realize you were living in a bubble and not like everyone else?” (Reddit)

Miscellaneous Links I Liked

Here are some neat photos of flowers encapsulated in ice (Zero Degrees)

Mariyan Atanasov makes apartment buildings in Bulgaria look like a game of Tetris (Behance)

Kurt Vonnegut once made a convincing argument that “there are six seasons instead of four.” As someone who lives in Ohio, I can get behind this idea. (Kottke)

A 12-minute documentary about a low railroad bridge that is famous for ripping off the tops of trucks (Video)

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