Daily Archives: July 22, 2012

Robert Frank : The High-Beta Rich

Book by Robert Frank: The High-Beta Rich: How the Manic Wealthy Will Take Us to the Next Boom, Bubble, and Bust     How much do you really need to feel rich? For some people, even $3 million is not … Continue reading

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Les 8 mythes sur la hausse des frais de scolarité #Canada

Les 8 mythes sur la hausse des frais de scolarité #Canada.

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Wealth doesn’t trickle down – it just floods offshore

Super rich hold $32 trillion in offshore havens (Reuters) – Rich individuals and their families have as much as $32 trillion of hidden financial assets in offshore tax havens, representing up to $280 billion in lost income tax revenues, according … Continue reading

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Angles in a Triangle: 55, 15 and 110

Angles in a Triangle: 55, 15 and 110.

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A d-digit number that ends in 28

A d-digit number that ends in 28.

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Residents share their fracking experience

About the Marcellus boom- Washington Country The Marcellus Shale boom is changing Washington County, for better or for worse, economically, socially, geographically. It’s the epicenter of drilling activity in the Pittsburgh region. Officials and residents there share their experiences and … Continue reading

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The Shadowy Trade in Human Body Parts

  How ICIJ investigated human tissue trading networks ICIJ reporter Kate Willson’s presentation to the 2012 Google Ideas INFO Summit outlined how we investigated the global trade in human tissue for our report “Skin and Bone: the Shadowy Trade in … Continue reading

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