The distinction between the social security structure in the United States and Sweden gives uncanny insight into why Sweden has the option of saying “no” to Saab’s urgent need for […]
Political debate jumps the shark.
Prof. Krugman VS Tim Geithner, To Whom will be right (part II).rn rn I hate to see Rupert Murdoch’s WSJ can even figure out a way to home deliver its newspaper to rural area, that NYT CANNOT! That worries me, in NYT almost every day it seems to me that the Columnists, in NYT write articles that aim at teaching other how to save the world. In realty they can not save my beloved (may be not his!) NYT from depression! How can make me believe their writing?rn rn rnrnrnrnrn rn
In this month’s Vanity Fair, David Kamp charts how our centuries-long obsession with the American Dream may be dying. To take stock of where the American Dream stands today, let’s […]
There are two inherently competing notions about personal branding that deserve mention. The first: creating a personal brand helps define us as individuals. The second: when we all enter one […]
Big Think presents a new series from leading global economists: When Will the Recession End? A death knell for investing, the end of easy credit, the emergence of a regulatory […]
The reigning American casino havens, Las Vegas and Atlantic City, are feeling the pinch in this frosty economic climate. So why does the rest of the normal world want to […]
Conor Clarke in the Atlantic’s business blog today, reports on Senator Benjamin Cardin’s plan to make it easy for newspapers to become nonprofits. But do we really want newspapers that […]
Privacy as we knew it in the days of paper and pens is gone, and it isn’t coming back. Short of withdrawing from our dominant means of communication, i.e., the […]
"Give Me Your Eyes" by Brandon Heath
It’s one of the scariest things you could experience in a war zone: a bullet strikes near you, you know not from where it came, and another one is probably […]
The contrast is sharp. There are two important stories about stem cells today. The first, from FoxNews is entitled “States Consider Harder Line on Stem Cell Research.” It’s about how […]
Using trans epidermal nervous stimulation by way of an elastic sleeve and computer it is possible to create a peristaltic wave in the skeletal muscles. This, along with the valves in veins would assist the heart. Seen as effective for assist after auto collision when chest damage precludes traditional CPR..or possibly PAD
I have often thought that monetary gain should not be a part of collective bargaining. When people sign on they have a wage set.... after that some COLA clause based on gov't numbers should be enough. By eliminating the simplistic "we want more cash in our pocket" target, more important issues might get the attention they deserve.