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Chinese have their own Internet censorship song

Feb 13, 2015
"An Internet power: Tell the world that the Chinese dream is uplifting China."
Posted In: China, internet censorship, cyber security
London Natural History Museum plans to update by kicking out Dippy the dinosaur.

Dinosaur departure prompts protests in the UK

Feb 13, 2015
Fake skeleton at London museum to be replaced by an actual one of a whale.
Posted In: Britain, culture, museums
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis attend a meeting with Belgium's prime minister.

Game theory may come into play in Greek negotiations

Feb 13, 2015
Greece's finance minister studied game theory, but we all sort of practice it.
Posted In: Greece, international, European Union
A map in Mathis Menzel's office shows the various countries the company ships products to.

Six Routes: How to make it in Germany

Feb 13, 2015
This sums it up: The German word for debt – "schuld" – can also mean "guilt."

Quiz: Closing achievement gaps

Feb 13, 2015
In a new study, researchers look at how improving educational achievement of lower classes would boost the economy.
Preparing to enter a Costco store in Alhambra, California.

Average Costco customer makes six figures

Feb 12, 2015
Barely. Guess it takes a wee bit of money to buy in bulk.
The International Monetary Fund and conflict-torn Ukraine have reached a preliminary deal on a new financial rescue plan worth $17.5 billion dollars that could be a 'turning point' for Kiev, Christine Lagarde said on February 12 .

This might hurt a bit: The downside of Ukraine's IMF loan

Feb 12, 2015
A $17.5 billion IMF package for Ukraine comes with challenging conditions.
Posted In: IMF, ukraine, austerity
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, in scarf, greets German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble during a Eurogroup finance ministers meeting Feb. 11, 2015, in Brussels.

Is that Greek's finance minister or an action film star?

Feb 11, 2015
Economist Varoufakis radiates "masculinity you usually find only in Greek statues."
Posted In: Greece, Euro Eurozone, European debt crisis
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who is on trial for "pimping," leaves a Paris courthouse.

Disgraced economist says what?

Feb 10, 2015
In his defense, Dominique Strauss-Kahn does some interesting math.

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