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  • My travel packing list

    In my latest Recomendo newsletter (subscribe here!) I wrote about my travel packing list. It’s a PDF that can be edited in Adobe Illustrator (because I don’t expect anyone to pack the same things I do). As you can see, my list is broken down into sublists of different bags: charger bag, meds bag, tool bag, etc. I keep the stuff in these excellent Japanese mesh zipper bags. Now I don’t forget important things any more like I used to. I recommend that you make a similar packing list for yourself....

    Boing Boing
  • The nine best places in Europe for late summer sun

    Catch the last of the summer

    The Independent
  • Ten of the best value-for-money signings around Europe this summer

    Two Ajax youth products, a Dutch goal machine and players turned down by Arsenal and Liverpool feature on our listTen astute Premier League summer signingsTransfer interactive: catch up with all the dealsThe Lyon playmaker almost signed for Liverpool last summer, only for fitness concerns to scupper a £53m deal. Fears over Fekir’s durability may have reduced his price but he was still expected to attract interest from Europe’s elite after impressing in the Champions League. Instead, mid-table...

    the Guardian
  • A $100 billion tech company you've never heard of just listed in Europe

    Prosus, a spinoff of South African consumer internet group Naspers valued at $100 billion, listed on the Amsterdam Euronext exchange Wednesday.