Jozef Imrich, name worthy of Kafka, has his finger on the pulse of any irony of interest and shares his findings to keep you in-the-know with the savviest trend setters and infomaniacs.
''I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.''
What pushes scientists to lie? The disturbing but familiar story of Haruko Obokata Guardian. Today’s must read. Buried in the middle is the most distressing part: how little scientific research is verified (“replicated”) and how many studies supporting the use of drugs are garbage (one effort to replicate cancer drug efficacy showed an 89% failure rate). This confirms my general, skeptical view of Western medicine. As a colleague who worked for the NIH and later in Big Pharma in a senior role put it: “Medicine is a medieval art.”
A crackdown on tax avoidance and evasion by people who HM Revenue & Customs call "mass affluent" netted 60% more money in 2014, a report says. HMRC's Affluent Unit covering UK residents on annual incomes over £150,000 - or wealth over £1m - raised £137.2m in tax, up from £85.7m in 2013 Affluent Units ; Pinsent Masons press-releases