How is it possible to walk on water? Freeze it first
And my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
What got Kipling a bad name among Liberals is his intelligence, humor, and affection. These they cannot tolerate in anybody
Paul Romer marries and wins Nobel Prize on the same day - Yup (NYT). The story is interesting too: “By reintroducing Mr. Romer to Ms. Weber, who was now unattached, Mr. Marron gave him more than just another gift.”
Glencore fires first salvo against ATO over Paradise Papers leak
Volcano WARNING: Naples supervolcano showing ‘signs’ of possible ‘Vesuvian-style eruption’ Express
Vladimir Putin's Stasi identity card discovered in German archives
Vladimir Putin's Stasi identity card discovered in German archives - The Sydney Morning Herald
Guest of Her Majesty': Mehajer represents himself in court from jail - The Sydney Morning Herald
Xi Jinping: China to stick to Communist rule and its own path to cope with ‘unimaginable’ perils SCMP. Wait. Perils ahead ...
Occupation and Island Building (map) Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, Center for Strategic and International Studies
But it was the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia that propelled Gordievsky towards the west and, as he put it, determined “the course of my own life”. By this point Oleg Gordievsky was a junior spy abroad, working for the KGB’s first directorate, and living in Copenhagen?
Gordievsky’s double life started after a junior MI6 officer saw his name while leafing through a personnel file. It was 1970. A Czechoslovak spy, Standa Kaplan, had defected to Canada
ATO pursues Sydney builder and developer Merhis Group over ...
Cognitive biases — such as focusing on negative performance data — can undermine the potential benefits of increased transparency. They might also help explain bureaucrats’ notorious risk aversion.