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Book of the week: The Signal and the Noise [Nate Silver]


Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he was thirty. The New York Times now publishes, where Silver is one of the nation’s most influential political forecasters. Read More »

Cyprus facts and European Union totalitarianism and horror

The European Union, the International Monetary Fund and the international media blame Cyprus’ banking practices as the main cause of the crisis… and made sure, that the economy of Cyprus was ruined in just a weekend!!! Manically, German and French mainly politicians, argued that Cyprus is harboring criminal money, that Cyprus is an offshore tax haven and a money laundering ... Read More »

Beverley’s Choice

By her own account, Beverley Broadbent had lived a wonderful, fulfilling life. But she decided she’d had enough and it was time to go. Beverley Broadbent had observed many deaths before she planned her own. When she was just six years old, her mother died of heart failure at 36, leaving her alone with her devastated father. It was a ... Read More »

Boy returning to Christmas Island

Seena, 9, grieves at the funeral for an eight-month-old baby drowned when an asylum-seeker boat broke up on rocks on Christmas Island. Photo: Getty A NINE-YEAR-OLD Iranian orphan will return this morning to Christmas Island, where locals fear he will resume a daily ritual of staring blankly and waiting at the gate for new boat arrivals, in the hope that ... Read More »

Timor-Leste : Saatnya PBB Mengambil Langkah Mundur

Jumlah kontingen kepolisian Misi Integrasi PBB (UNMIT) di Timor-Leste sebaiknya dikurangi secara drastis untuk mencerminkan membaiknya kondisi keamanan sejak krisis tahun 2006 dan untuk mendukung stabilitas di masa depan. Sejak tahun 2008, Timor-Leste telah memperlihatkan tekad mereka untuk menangani ancaman internal tanpa bantuan dari misi kepolisian PBB ketiga paling besar di dunia ini. Hal ini dicerminkan dengan kecenderungan kepolisian Timor-Leste ... Read More »