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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The Euro Crisis Song

With each passing day the Euro crisis deepens, spreading to more countries with ever more dramatic consequences. But are you still struggling to understand how we got here? To help you out, we present The Euro Crisis Song – created … Continue reading

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What percentage of statistics are actually made up on the spot?

“A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanation.” ~ H. H. Munro. Amazon According to this site, 79.48% of all statistics are made up on the spot. This site claims that 83% of All Statistics are Made Up on the … Continue reading

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Bringing light to the poor, one liter at a time

July 11, 2011 – A bottled liter of water with a few teaspoons of bleach is proving to be a successful recipe for dwellers in the light-deprived slums of the Philippines. The simple technology is spreading sunlight in places where … Continue reading

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