March 2009 Monthly Archive

March 30, 2009

Is A Brain Glitch To Blame For Financial Crisis?

Yes, but not that one.


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March 24, 2009

To The Brain, God Is Just Another Guy


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The most important question about any scientific study, that must be answered before any others are asked:

What do they want to be true?



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March 21, 2009

What Happens To Fake Studies?

What, you think they go back and fix them?


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March 19, 2009

Reality Responds To The Matrix


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And it says, time's up.


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March 18, 2009

Are Schools Breeding Narcissism?

Comedian Todd Barry:

The guitarist for Third Eye Blind was on MTV Cribs, showing off his house.  He picks up a guitar and says, "this is my favorite guitar.  With this guitar, the songs just write themselves."  Yeah, sure.  Blame the guitar.


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March 16, 2009

When Lilly Pays Out $800M, Where Does That Money Go?

It's easy to get confused by big numbers and health care reform by subterfuge.


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March 12, 2009

What Was The Matrix?

What are you telling me, that I can dodge bullets?

I'm telling you that when you're ready, you won't have to.


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March 9, 2009

Biology Is Destiny

Palm up.  Measure your index finger (2D) and ring finger (4D) from bottom crease to tip of finger (not nail).

Question: does life begin at conception?
  Why, or why not?


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March 5, 2009

The Special Circumstance Which Causes The Wisdom Of Crowds To Fail

Maybe 300 or so psychiatrists, gathered at the meeting.


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March 4, 2009

Impulsivity In Kindergarten (Does Not) Predict Future Gambling

Here's how (not) to read a study.



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March 2, 2009

Good Game, America


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Way to play D.  Let's get together and do this again next generation.


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