Each year the Ig Nobel committee hand awards to research that in their words – first make people laugh, and then make them think. The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people’s interest in science, medicine, and technology. To give you a sense of what sort of research attracts an Ig…Details
I had not intended for my Is The Market Overvalued? piece to become a two parter but I came across the following chart courtesy of the people at Bespoke, who produce a dazzling array of metrics. This chart looks at the number of S&P500 stocks which are above their 50 day moving average.…Details
I was going though my Evernotes file and came across this panel discussion and thought it was too good not to repost. Click here to be taken through to the WSJ.
I have a neighbour who is on his third real estate agent in under a year. The two previous agents had failed to sell his property at a price he was happy with. Interestingly, the two previous failed attempts saw the property pass in at the same price. Added to this this three other properties…Details
I am immensely proud to announce that Malcolm B, a graduate of the 2011 program has just won the latest ASX sharemarket game.
That Hedy Lamarr the 1930s actress invented frequency hopping which is the basis for bluetooth, wi- fi, GPS and a bunch of other communications technology. I had no idea until I came across the excellent site Women Rock Science – if you have a daughter interested in science then you need to hook her up with…Details
I got bounced this link which is to a grandiosely titled video called Science Saves the Future – which I duly watched with my tea and toast. Save yourself the trouble of wasting your time since it is a loosely cobbled together snippets from “experts” I had never heard of. I think the basic message…Details