Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wondering about the American economy?

This animated video explains inflation, stagflation, recession and more, all in 5 minutes Here’s a revised version of this video which doesn’t have the “armageddon” title, and does not mention corporate taxes. Enjoy! It’s an easy-to-understand overview of the global … Continue reading

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Short Lectures on the History of Mathematics

In this first lecture (with two parts, 1a & 1b) we first give a very rough outline of world history from a mathematical point of view, position the work of the ancient Greeks as following from Egyptian and Babylonian influences, … Continue reading

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George Carlin And Bill Hicks Sum It All Up

George Carlin Bill Hicks George Carlin and Bill Hicks tell it like it is

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World Collapse Explained in 3 Minutes

How does the financial system work And now, few reflections on Europe’s financial ways

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Miss USA 2011 — Should Math Be Taught In Schools?

This is so sad!!

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What is Google+ and do I need it?

Google Plus is Google’s new social network. But why start a Google Plus account when you already have a Facebook account? Well, Facebook was developed on the premise that everyone is your “friend” which isn’t how your social circles work … Continue reading

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Song about the federal deficit and the debt ceiling

A musical parody of the Forsey/Cara/Moroder song “Flashdance … What A Feeling”

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