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Pop Quiz - Advanced Placement - Education Life - Interactive Quiz - A.P. Economics - Interactive Graphic - NYTimes.com I got 14/18, which isn't all that bad if you consider that I never took economics at any level. (tags: economics business quiz) Think Progress » TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress To…
Mike the Mad Biologist : Why Aren't U.S. Toyota Workers Paid Better? "What has struck me throughout all of these discussions, however, is that Honda's and Toyota's current lower wages and benefits are seen as 'natural', while the Big Three's are seen as inflated. It's odd to hear progressives and…
Misha Lemeshko's blog: The greatest math problem ever "This is a problem, which can be easily solved by children before entering elementary school. If you want to give it a try, please forget everything you have ever studied." (tags: blogs math silly) The terrifying prospect of an America…
Adventures in Ethics and Science: Data paparazzi. Is it ethical to write a paper based on a snapshot of a data slide at a conference? (tags: ethics science publishing physics academia) Jonathan Martin's Blog: Democrat reader email of the day (so far) - Politico.com "Mrs. Palin needs to be…