Prevalence of Childhood and Adult Obesity in the United States, 2011-2012 – “There was a significant decrease in obesity among 2- to 5-year-old children … and a significant increase in obesity among women aged 60 years and older… Overall, there have been no significant changes in obesity prevalence in youth or adults between 2003-2004 and 2011-2012. Obesity prevalence remains high and thus it is important to continue surveillance.” - - Journal of American Medical Association
Roma: Moving target – “Antipathy towards Europe’s most ostracised minority chimes with a debate that threatens the principle of free movement.”
Trading Site Failure Stirs Ire and Hope for Bitcoin – “The apparent collapse of Bitcoin’s best-known and once-dominant trading platform has provoked outrage among its users, but it has also stirred hopes that the way may now be clear for more established players to transform and rein in a largely unregulated market.”
Natural Big Lies - while the process of bubble inflation is a natural Ponzi scheme, a thoroughly inflated bubble is a natural Big Lie — that is, a lie so audacious nobody will believe that anyone would dare to invent it.
Peter Singer Is Here to Talk About Right and Wrong – ““We need to turn the zoos around so the major purpose of them is not to provide people with an opportunity to look at animals, but to provide those animals with an opportunity to lead reasonably good lives”.