If you have a Lego set in good condition lying around your house, you might have a worthwhile investment in your hands. According to a paper published last November, Lego sets enjoy an annual return on investment similar to wine, stamps, and fine art; all hover around the 2 to 3% range, with Lego averaging 2.85%. Some categories, such as minifigures have an even higher return — a whopping 29.56% average.
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Kai Cheng’s professor had a brilliant scheme. In his first lecture, he promised that each lecture would feature a “Lie of the Day”. But why? It made his students more attentive and analytical, poring over every detail of his lecture and making sense of why things were true. It was such a powerful teaching method that his students digested his most technical lectures quite easily because they tried so hard to catch his lie. The kicker? There was no lie in that first lecture; he had lied about that too! Read full article here