Friday, June 27, 2008


This video presents some pretty impressive feats of mental calculation. I'm guessing this guy isn't too welcome at the blackjack tables in Vegas!

The Deterioration of Science

Gus has a good post on it.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Police Corruption and the War on Drugs

I've been away for a few weeks and am just catching up on happenings in the blogosphere. Until I do, here's a good post by Paul Hsieh on Police Corruption in Chicago. I personally think that if one prefers to engage in activism on specific topics, privatizing education and legalizing drugs are among those which could have the most beneficial impact on society. Paul's post illustrates one reason why I include the second.