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Feeding the Five Thousand – or was it Three? Researchers Claim Most Crowd Estimations Are Unreliable
The public should view crowd estimation with scepticism, say the authors of a study in Significance.
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Lifelong Learning and Community Action for Older Adults
The Australian Government Administration will release a blueprint in early 2010, outlining reform policies that will equip the Australian Public Service with the necessary tools it needs to meet the challenges it would face in a time of changing public expectations, technology and demands.
The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Violence
New book discusses the overlap between current affairs, political, and religious debate
Are Women Set Up for Failure in Politics and Business?
Quickly, and easily, discover what’s happening from Hollywood to Wall Street and beyond with new portable Twitter directory
Despite China’s rapid economic ascent and recent financial policy shifts, the Renminbi (RMB) is unlikely to evolve into a world currency in the near future, according to a study in China and World Economy.
According to a recent WSJ/NBC News poll the tea party movement currently boasts higher favorability ratings than either the Democratic or Republican Parties. Could this be true? Yes, in fact the “tea party movement” is one of the biggest news stories of 2009 and may be one of the most significant political movements of our time.
A practical guide to the learning our students need to thrive in our times
New training package evaluates emotional intelligence for the workplace.
The new book by John Wiley and Sons, EXCESS: Anti-consumerism in the West offers an insightful analysis of anti-consumerism by questioning the belief that consumerism is the underlying condition for economic prosperity and is thus a permanent and systemic imperative to the modern civilization.
India by Design - The Pursuit of Luxury and Fashion unveils this culturally complex and dynamic market via a series of interviews with Luxury and Fashion Experts both in India and in Europe. With a view of the "New India," it concentrates on the global Luxury & Fashion Brands emerging market in India with explanations on the country's fashion and luxury heritage from the past and bringing it into the present and future in a new and uniquely Indian way.
China’s unique economic environment has allowed it to ride through the recent financial crisis relatively unscathed. According to a study in China and World Economy published by Wiley-Blackwell, China should be able to offset the adverse impact of external shocks, putting the economy back on track to resume its strong economic growth.
Cracking Codes & Cryptograms For Dummies features more than 300 different puzzles of varying skill levels, from the simplest substitution puzzles to fiendishly difficult ciphers.
The popularity of Dan Brown’s latest novel, The Lost Symbol, has opened up the secretive world of the Freemasons to millions of readers. The ancient society and puzzling ciphers featured in the book have sparked interest in finding out more about both.
The aromatic nose, the smooth taste, and the warm burn down the throat all characterize what makes drinking whiskey a passionate hobby for connoisseurs. Now, a new book unearths the philosophical underpinnings of this pastime.
Launched in 1987, Final Fantasy now ranks as one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time. The beloved series’ next installment is currently set to release in early 2010, but not before the first, unauthorized book probes the philosophical themes behind the game’s compelling characters and stories.
New Book Breaks Down the Public Discourse Surrounding Political Correctness
Recent Article from the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies Questions Validity of Chamber Survey
It is a truth (somewhat) universally acknowledged that globalization has given us the most remarkable sixty years of economic growth in world history. It is a process that has lifted hundreds of millions worldwide out of extreme poverty, and has helped raise life expectancy and literacy rates.