Sunday, October 19, 2014


1. Alcohol consumption in America (
The numbers in the survey surprised me on the downside. 30% of Americans don't drink. The median American has one drink every two weeks. The top decile consumes 10 drinks/day.
2. Is common Common-Core really bad?
You may have seen Facebook posts of frustrated parents (for e.g). However, I think the standards themselves are very decent. Some of the ideas might seem foreign, but I have to admit I am impressed by them. Here is coverage from the American RadioWorks and Intelligence Squared US Debates.
3. 15 Questions to see how logical you are. For example,
No introverts are charismatic
All philosophers are introverts
Therefore, no philosophers are charismatic

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