The Amazing Paper Airplane

Luca Iaconi-Stewart can spend years making a paper plane. That might seem like a long time, but his paper planes aren’t made from a single sheet of paper, and they aren’t your average paper planes.

This meticulous designer crafts astonishingly detailed replicas of 777 airplanes using manila folders, glue and an X-Acto knife. That’s it. It’s a painstaking process—Luca builds everything from the hundreds of seats inside the plane to intricate moving parts, including landing gear.

Now boarding Luca’s paper 777.

Loose threads in the curious case of Ilhan Omar

Ilhan Omar (DFL) was elected to represent Minnesota House District 60B in November 2016. (Photo courtesy Minnesota House of Representatives)

The Star Tribune’s long page-one story — geared to the state campaign board investigation of Omar’s 2016 legislative campaign — tells us as much. Also, why did she marry her brother??

Having cracked the door to the story open back in 2016, Scott Johnson of Powerline is writing a series of articles that provide key insights into the shenanigans this corrupt politician has pulled.

Each one is a quick read, so I urge you to take time to read them and be enlightened by clicking on the links below.

21 Brilliant Quotes From Warren Buffett

  1. ‘Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years’
  2. ‘Don’t watch the market closely’
  3. ‘I always knew I was going to be rich’
  4. ‘Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago’
  5. ‘I read and think’
  6. ‘Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing’
  7. ‘You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong’
  8. ‘I’ll give my children ‘enough money so that they would feel they could do anything, but not so much that they could do nothing’
  9. ‘The light can at any time go from green to red without pausing at yellow’
  10. ‘It takes 20 years to build a reputation and 5 minutes to ruin it’
  11. ‘You cannot make a good deal with a bad person’
  12. ‘Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down’
  13. ‘Only invest in ‘simple businesses’ that you understand’
  14. ‘Stocks [have] been so much more attractive than bonds’
  15. ‘Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Don’t forget rule No. 1’
  16. ‘The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything’
  17. ‘In the business world, the rear-view mirror is always clearer than the windshield’
  18. ‘It’s better to hang out with people better than you’
  19. ‘Cryptocurrencies will come to bad endings’
  20. ‘Price is what you pay. Value is what you get’
  21. ‘Only when the tide goes out do you discover who is swimming naked’