Politics

The Simple Reason Most Regulations Are Harmful

The Simple Reason Most Regulations Are Harmful

The Simple Reason Most Regulations Are Harmful by Scott Sumner, Foundation For Economic Education Interfering with Voluntary Transactions Has Predictable Consequences One of the most basic ideas in economics is that the vast majority of regulations are harmful. Here’s a […]

Viking Raid

Viking Raid

Viking Raid Viking Raid: A Robert Fairchild Novel by Matthew McCleery is the 2nd book of his that I read. You can read the review of his excellent first book, The Shipping Man, here. I almost read the whole book while […]

France Bans Out Of Work Emails

France Bans Out Of Work Emails

France has passed new legislation making it illegal for your employer to send you an email outside of work hours. Time to Switch Off in France We’ve all been there, you’re heading to bed and see an email from your […]

Image source: YouTube

Walrus Kills Man After Posing For Selfie

A Chinese man posed for selfies with a walrus at a zoo, and after growing tired of being snapped, the walrus ended up killing the man. Selfie Generation The selfie, a term even five years ago would have caused upturned […]

Gawker Swings Back At Peter Thiel

Gawker Swings Back At Peter Thiel

As the founder of Gawker, Nick Denton, looks to sell the journalistic empire in the wake of a $115 million legal judgment against the firm, was the real motivation behind the “Hulk Hogan lawsuit” the destruction of a journalistic enterprise? […]

Image source: Wikimedia Commons

Scientific Answers To Fears About GMOs

Scientific Answers To Fears About GMOs by Rachel Cunliffe, Foundation For Economic Education Safe, Nutritious, and Demonized The battle of genetically modified foods is being waged in a mire of confusion and bad science. Scare stories over “frankenfoods” and “mutant […]