2% yuan devaluation this week twice is such a small piece of the story. Look at the appreciation since 2005 to 2015. Now if China gets Gold reserves to 3-4k and joins the IMF SDR; now that's a story! I think it will happen relatively soon (2-5 years).
I Fooled Millions Into Thinking Chocolate Helps Weight Loss. Here's How. Exposing how easy it is to do a crappy study and leverage pseudo-scientific journals and news and social media to disseminate it around the world. All in a few weeks!
“Slim by Chocolate!” the headlines blared. A team of German researchers had found that people on a low-carb diet lost weight 10 percent faster if they ate a chocolate bar every day. It made the front page of Bild, Europe’s largest daily newspaper, just beneath their update about the Germanwings crash. From there, it ricocheted around the internet and beyond, making news in more than 20 countries and half a dozen languages. It was discussed on tel...
I think Bitcoin and healthcare (and more generally the convergence of the Internet and healthcare) have an enormous amount of potential. But, the procedural and political incentives/disincentives are so very hard to navigate for positive change.