Eritrea to UN: Thanks But No Thanks

I have written before that the more aid a country receives, the more likely it is to be locked into a cycle of increasing poverty. So it is interesting that Eritrea has just written to the UN to say it does not want any UN aid, because such aid makes the situation worse. The reason, …

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‘Proof’ of Psychic Powers, Fish Numbers and HIV

Proof of psychic powers? Actually, no. Just proof that academics are not easily able to think beyond their preconceived notions. Professor Daryl Bem says his work shows most people have psychic powers. He conducted nine different experiments on over 1000 students. Eight of the experiments showed some psychic ability. I am willing to bet that …

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