Sunday, July 24, 2011

5000 yrs in 90 seconds

This is a visual whirlwind of geopolitical struggle in the Middle East during the last 5000 years. Helps put today's regional events in historical context.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

How to stimulate the economy? Decrease average penis size

Photo: iStockphoto
Shakespeare once said that "the fault ...was not in our stars, but in ourselves" - in our pants to be precise.

This paper by a Finnish doctoral student looks at the correlation between penis size and economic growth. I'll bite my tongue and let you decide.