WOULD HE SAY THE SAME if he had won the first? “Second independence referendum 'inevitable' says Salmond.”
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Friday, July 24, 2015
THIS BLOG'S ENGLISH VERSION turns 11 years old today. Man, they grow up so fast, don't they? In a blink of an eye and it'll be leaving for college…
Thursday, July 23, 2015
INTERESTING: 17 intense questions you'll have to answer if you want to work at the world's largest hedge fund.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
YOU KNOW WHEN you start reading an article and you bump into such a big howler that you stop reading it because the mistake is sort of disqualifying for the rest of the piece, it makes everything suspect or at least that it doesn't matter anymore?
Well, this just happened to me with this piece about Europe's sad state of affairs. The author says:
There were a few policemen in Barcelona, but you get the impression they were there mostly to keep the Catalan separatists in line.Too bad the police power is exercised in Barcelona not by Madrid's central government —anti-separatist conservatives—, but by the Mossos d'Esquadra, ruled by the Catalan regional, pro-separatist, government that is making a major push for independence. That, or the local police of Barcelona, which is basically traffic and also ruled by pro-Catalan separatist mayor until one month ago and, since the latest election, by a left-wing mayor who doesn't have separation in her agenda but is not against it.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
THIS MUST BE THE FAMED ECONOMIC RECOVERY: More U.S. Children Live In Poverty Now Than During the Recession.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
MUNICH MOMENT: Iran leader vows opposition to U.S. despite nuclear deal.
In case you were wondering who's won.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
WILIAM SALETAN: The war against genetically modified organisms is full of fearmongering, errors, and fraud. Labeling them will not make you safer.
SORRY, INTERNETS: 7 Gandhi Quotes That Are Totally Fake.
SORRY, CASSANDRAS: The world is getting better all the time, in 11 maps and charts.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
YOU'LL BETTER START EMITTING A LOT OF CO2 TO COMPENSATE: “Earth heading for 'mini ice age' within 15 years; River Thames could freeze over in 2030s when Northern Hemisphere faces bitterly cold winters, scientists say.”
Saturday, July 11, 2015
“SORRY, Everyone, America Isn’t That Racist.”
Saturday, July 04, 2015
Friday, July 03, 2015
GOOD JOB, VLAD! The Russian Decline Is Accelerating: GDP Down 4.3% In 1q15.
Thursday, July 02, 2015
WHY CHINA'S crazy stock market is getting scary:
Fill in the blank: In recent weeks, China's stock markets have __________________.Keep reading.
A) Wiped out as much as $2 trillion of investors' wealth.
B) Swung by as much as 10% in a matter of hours.
C) Scared the living daylights out of millions of shareholders.
D) All of the above.
Yes, correct! The answer is "all of the above."