Best of the Web: 15-09-24, nr 1299

Good morning. A bit of history: a 367 year old Dutch bond that is still paying interest!

http://news.yale.edu/2015/09/22/living-artifact-dutch-golden-age-yale-s-367-year-old-water-bond-still-pays-interest

Cool chart on were all the S&P500 companies come from
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http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/09/where-the-fortune-500-companies-are-located/

A bit of perspective on Iceland
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http://fistfulofeuros.net/afoe/icelands-recovery-myths-and-reality-or-sound-basics-decent-policies-luck-and-no-miracle/

Apparently, these charts show why Greek debt is unsustainable…
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http://www.voxeu.org/article/greek-debt-remains-unsustainable

Drone strikes, the score so far…
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2015/09/daily-chart-drone-attacks-and-terrorism-pakistan?fsrc=rss

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