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Brainwashing: Scientists Discover How to Erase and Create Memories

Brainwashing: Scientists Discover How to Erase and Create Memories | Economics | Scoop.it
Scientists have figured out how to not only erase, but create false memories in a lab based out of University of California at Irvine.
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US adults are dumber than the average human

US adults are dumber than the average human | Economics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- It's long been known that America's school kids haven't measured well compared with international peers. Now, there's a new twist: Adults don't either.
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Hmmm....this explains a lot.

 

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Jim Rogers Shy on Stocks and Gold, High on Sugar

Jim Rogers Shy on Stocks and Gold, High on Sugar | Economics | Scoop.it
Investor Jim Rogers said he's not optimistic on global stocks, given central bank stimulus measures are providing an "artificial" boost to prices.
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CA anti-sprawl laws fail, TX low-zoning works | CalWatchDog

CA anti-sprawl laws fail, TX low-zoning works | CalWatchDog | Economics | Scoop.it
May 28, 2013  By Wayne Lusvardi Californians are fleeing the center of their big cities while suburbs are suffering from slow growth. If it were not for
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This is a very interesting article. 

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Jim Rogers to Moneynews: Fed's 'Artificial' Inflation of Economy Will 'End Badly'

Jim Rogers to Moneynews: Fed's 'Artificial' Inflation of Economy Will 'End Badly' | Economics | Scoop.it
The Federal Reserve is artificially boosting the economy with its massive easing campaign, and it's all going to end in tears, says legendary investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings.
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This should not be a real shock.  To me its common sense. 

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Could California Make a Comeback?

Could California Make a Comeback? | Economics | Scoop.it
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I don't think it will happen.  People have a hard time unlearning bad habits. 

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The Slow Decline of American Entrepreneurship

The Slow Decline of American Entrepreneurship | Economics | Scoop.it
America’s economic culture is trending toward the European model.
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Oh, Yeah — the Economy | FrontPage Magazine

Oh, Yeah — the Economy | FrontPage Magazine | Economics | Scoop.it
Don't let scandals distract from America's scandalous fiscal condition.
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Malpass: Fed Easing 'Has Been a Drag, Not a Stimulus'

Malpass: Fed Easing 'Has Been a Drag, Not a Stimulus' | Economics | Scoop.it
The Federal Reserve's massive easing program has hurt the economy and financial markets alike, says David Malpass, a former Treasury Department official who is now president of research firm Encima Global.
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Well not a big shock again! 

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Hardee’s / Carl’s Jr. CEO on California’s anti-business climate

In a recent brief media appearance, Andy Puzder—the CEO of the parent company of the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. fast food chains—discussed how difficult it is to do business in California's regulatory environment.
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Nearly a year to build a fast food franchise?  That truely is nuts.  No wonder people are leaving.  Remember Cuba has nice weather too!

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Pew Survey Finds Gen Xers Lost Almost Half Their Wealth in Recession, Questions Retirement Savings

Pew Survey Finds Gen Xers Lost Almost Half Their Wealth in Recession, Questions Retirement Savings | Economics | Scoop.it
Generation X, the unlucky cohort of Americans who became young adults during the boom years of the 1990s only to suffer a midlife bust, is facing bleak retirement prospects, according to a new Pew Charitable Trusts study.
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This isn't really that big of a shock.

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