Dr. Philipp Bagus on the Political Economy of Mass Hysteria
Normally we discuss books on The Human Action Podcast , but this new academic paper by Professor Philipp Bagus is too important to ignore. " COVID-19 and the Political Economy of Mass Hysteria " is the one journal article you need to read this year. In only about ten pages it makes the devastating case that perverse political incentives—along with a nexus of state-connected media and scientists...
McDonald's considers selling part of digital startup Dynamic Yield
Dynamic Yield personalizes customers' experience by changing offerings on the chain's Drive Thru menu displays
As USPS delays persist, bills, paychecks and medications are getting stuck in the mail
Consumers are inundating lawmakers with stories of late bills — and the late fees they’ve absorbed as a result.
Millions of low-income Americans to get up to $50 subsidies for their monthly Internet bills under newly finalized U.S. program
Sponsored: A magnificent gem in Millsmont
Indoor-outdoor living is lovely at this two-bedroom home tucked amid trees at the Oakland foothills. The bright home features hardwood floors, a fireplace, an amazing kitchen, a greenhouse and a backyard with room to play and stargaze.
Report: FBI pinpoints suspect in probe of U.S. Capitol policeman's death
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI has pinpointed a suspect in its investigation into the death of a U.S. Capitol Police officer in the Jan. 6 attack on Congress by supporters of then-President Donald Trump, the New York Times reported on Friday. The Times, citing two unnamed law enforcement officials briefed on the inquiry, said investigators have zeroed in on an individual seen in video footage o...
The Scramble For Rare Places - Mars, Space And The Arctic Are In Play
The fantastic pictures of Mars from the Perseverance probe remind us of the bounties of space exploration and the race for rare places like space and the Arctic
Your Stargazing Guide To March 2021: Two-Planet Showdown And A Spectacular ‘Supermoon’ Usher-In Spring
‘Meyers Manx’ dune buggy creator dead at 94
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Meyers was hanging out at Pismo Beach on California’s Central Coast one afternoon in 1963 when he saw something that both blew his mind and changed his life: a handful of old, stripped-down cars bouncing across the sand. It sure would be fun to get behind the wheel of one […]
What's Mohamed Hadid Doing in Franklin Canyon?
Mohamed Hadid (father of Bella and Gigi) has been trying to build an enormous compound on one of the most popular hiking spots in the Los Angeles area. What could possibly go wrong?
Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement
A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging without the permission of its users