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The latest 911 conspiracy theory (europhysicsnews.org)
by Heraclitusstudent in #terrorism on 14 Sep 2016  233 comments, latest a year ago
Since our official conspiracy theorist is no longer posting, I thought I'd fill-in for a day. :-) Interestingly the latest theory comes from the European physicists community (generally unaccustomed to...

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Of the stupidity of keynesian policies... (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #housing on 4 Feb 2014  169 comments, latest 4 years ago
... And let me start by saying, by Keynesianism, I mean the current use of economic stimulus in the US and Japan for example. So in 2006 people in the...

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Tsipras growing more delusional (news.yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 16 Jun 2015  111 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://news.yahoo.com/greek-pm Alexis Tsipras lashed out at Greece's creditors on Tuesday, accusing them of trying to "humiliate" Greeks... Mr. Tsipras also accused the fund of “criminal” responsibility for errors in Greece’s...

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Economists Find China Killing U.S. Factory Jobs (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 18 Jun 2015  103 comments, latest 2 years ago
An other DUUUHHH moment for economists.... http://www.bloomberg.com/polit

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Texter shot dead in theater (news.yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 14 Jan 2014  92 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://news.yahoo.com/man-71-k "The police report said Reeves fired one shot from his .380 caliber semiautomatic handgun after the two men exchanged words over Oulson's use of his smartphone shortly before a...

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The future of Islam
by Heraclitusstudent in #religion on 18 Nov 2015  75 comments, latest 2 years ago
Good discussion here. On the one hand we will not convert 1+B of Muslims to atheism overnight. On the other liberals need to do more to call out evil and...

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Why millennials like Bernie (news.yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 23 Feb 2016  72 comments, latest 2 years ago
It's not free stuff. It's really not complicated: "Asked to identify the country's top problems, respondents saw corruption as the chief challenge, with 38% listing it. In his stump speeches,...

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Teaching everyone to code is delusional (singularityhub.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 1 Jan 2015  71 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://singularityhub.com/2014 Since 2005, Ive been grappling with the issue of what to teach young people. Ive written curricula for junior high students in the US, for a UNICEF program reaching...

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Trade message being felt: the theory doesn't work (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 15 Mar 2016  70 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03 "What seems most striking is that the angry working class — dismissed so often as myopic, unable to understand the economic trade-offs presented by trade — appears to have...

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Iwog 20% correction soon? (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #LogansSwan on 2 Sep 2016  67 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/view Global growth is weak, and will be eroded further by Brexit. Oil prices are low, and likely to plunge further. The world has excess capacity and a wage-depressing labor...

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In defense of guns (tribunist.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 16 Jun 2016  66 comments, latest a year ago
There is a lot of emotions about gun controls, and I'm in favor of some level of gun control, and licenses requiring specific training to own guns. But we need...

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Idiocracy: Researchers say Western IQs dropped 14 points over last century (yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 7 Feb 2017  66 comments, latest 9 months ago
https://www.yahoo.com/news/blo "So why has there been such a steady drop? As UPI notes, previous research studies have found that women of higher intelligence tend to have fewer children on average,...

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Young Adults Are Losing All Hope of Buying a Starter Home (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 19 Mar 2015  64 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/

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Why girls don't do tech (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 4 Nov 2014  61 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11 3 Million ‘Frozen’ Princess Dresses Sold, Disney Says

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Boomers most likely to buy a new car (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 5 Aug 2013  59 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ The 55-to-64-year-old age group, the oldest of the boomers, has become the cohort most likely to buy a new car... The whole economy is build around the savingless boomers...

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Japans Population Shrinks for Third Year (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 15 Apr 2014  59 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ The recommended solution: "We have argued for some time that Japan has a lot to learn from Australia and the U.S., which have demonstrated successfully that welcoming people from...

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2.4 Millions Missing Households (forbes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #housing on 25 Jul 2013  49 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.forbes.com/sites/tr > It will take lower housing prices or lower rents. They are priced out and will remain so jobs or not.#housing

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Donald Trump finally went too far for Republicans (vox.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 14 Feb 2016  42 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.vox.com/2016/2/14/1 "Trump said that invading Iraq was a disaster, that the country was misled into invading Iraq by the Bush administration, and that the claim that Bush kept the country...

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American Students Know Almost Nothing About Their College Loans (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 3 Feb 2016  40 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ - "just 38 percent of those with loans were able to identify how much they had borrowed" - "Only 8 percent knew the interest rate on their loan" ---------------------...

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Cost of healthcare in France
by Heraclitusstudent in #Truth on 7 Sep 2016  38 comments, latest a year ago
1st person experience: - 1 doctor visit: 23 euros (This is a private doctor office. 1 day wait time to get an appointment. He did a test to diagnose an...
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