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The REAL Story Behind the Quote “There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute”

“There’s a sucker born every minute” – P.T. Barnum’s most famous words. He is widely considered to be one of the best purveyors...

Understanding ‘Labour Market Flexibility’ Should Matter to You

If you’re someone who wants to work to support yourself (i.e. basically everyone), then the labour market is important for you to understand....

The Deadliest Machine on Earth?

What’s the deadliest weapon known to humankind? An atom bomb? A virus? Maybe it depends on how we look at history, or the...

Mass Shootings – Increased incidents, or just increased reporting?

One of the most fascinating contentions out of Steven Pinker’s 2011 book “The Better Angels of Our Nature” is that we are actually...

Be Smart, Move to Germany (not in that order)

Is it just me, or is Germany possibly the greatest country in the world today…?Germany is considered the 5th best place to be...

Are Japanese Teachers Less Competent than their Foreign Counterparts?

I know what you’re thinking – how could you suggest that the average teacher in any country is incompetent? Such things depend on...

Edward Snowden: A Man of Peace

Edward Snowden has just been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize – an award that has certainly lost credibility because of some of...

Label Wars: Made in China, Japan, or America

Do you care where your clothes were made? It seems like virtually everything you buy at the store now has the “made in...

Implicit vs. Overt Racism – Are We All a Little Racist?

I hesitate to say “there are two types of racists out there,” but there are two types of racism. One is the blatant...

Why Are Hateful Americans Always So Clueless?

I suppose it’s not a big surprise that people who feel the most hatred or are the most violent are not the brightest...

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30 Countries with the Most Economic Freedom

 The 23rd (2017) edition of the Index of Economic Freedom was released, and the results are surprising. According to the website, “In economically free...

The Scourge of Internet Memes, and Believing Everything You See

Have we become a society of gullibility? Anyone who has a large enough network on social media has been able to see an...

6 Ridiculous Fake News Stories of the Past Year

Donald Trump sends his own plan to transport stranded marines, ISIS endorses Hillary Clinton and she sold them weapons, and Rage Against the...

2016 Absolutely Sucked

Pretty much once a year, I take a break from my usual articles of epic quality and write something personal, reflective, or otherwise far less-than-eloquent. So I...