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Lies, SIM Lies, and Statistics!
Psychology Today

Concentration Consternation

By Chris Bennett "There are 3 kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics."- Mark Twain Earlier this week, The Wall Street Journal pointed out that a mere six stocks (Amazon, Google, Apple, Facebook, Gilead, and Disney) had accounted for ... Seeking Alpha, 3 days ago
Lies, SIM Lies, and Statistics! Psychology Today, 3 weeks ago
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NPR

The Golden Age Of Cocktails: When Americans Learned To Love Mixed Drinks

An illustration from The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain, published 1897. Between the 1860s and 1920, when Prohibition went into effect, American bartending came into its own. via Flickr hide caption i toggle caption via Flickr ...
 NPR5 days ago
Panay News

Mark Twain Did Not Write Valentines!

Mark Twain is deservedly remembered for his barbed wit, for lines like these from his Notebooks: "Familiarity breeds contempt--and children." "There has been only one Christian. They caught him and crucified him--early." But every now and ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago ACCENTS: The wit and wisdom of Mark Twain  Panay News3 weeks ago ACCENTS: Mark Twain: novelist, satirist, humorist  Panay News4 weeks ago

Volatility is here to stay; what does it mean to you?

Volatility in the hog markets continues to keep producers on their toes. Mark Twain told us, If you don't like the weather in New England now, just wait a few minutes. While we can be confident tomorrow will be a different day, we won't know if well ...
 National Hog Farmer1 week ago
NPR

Iconic Literary Road Trips, Mapped In Time For Summer

The website Atlas Obscura has mapped out a dozen famous road trips in American literature, from Mark Twain's stagecoach journey to F. Scott Fitzgerald's drive from Connecticut to
 NPR1 week ago The Ultimate Map Of Literature's Great American Road Trips  Global Advisors1 week ago Literary Road Trip Ideas for Summer  Adweek Online1 week ago Friday Eye Candy: Mapping the Most Epic Road Trips in American Literature  Planetizen1 week ago
Uncova

The Bull Moose is Back: America's Rising Revolution Against the Super Rich, Ruling Elites

"History doesn't repeat itself, but it can rhyme." -Mark Twain This nation was born out of a violent revolution. Living under the oppressive rule of the British government, our Founders suffered for a time its long train of abuses, worked ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago

How Philip Anschutz Made Billions Seeing What Others Missed

"Buy land, they're not making it anymore." Mark Twain Philip Anschutz must have taken Mark Twain's famous quote to heart, as he owns more land than nearly any other American. It's an investment that has paid off quite handsomely over time, and ...
 Motley Fool2 weeks ago

Local Knowledge: Next Generation Travel Guidebooks That Beat The Web

The report of my death was an exaggeration, wrote Mark Twain in a quote so famous it has been altered and improved into myriad variations, but the basic idea is still true today: don't be so quick to pronounce the end of things that are still going ...
 Forbes.com2 weeks ago Uniform Voidable Transactions Act Becomes Law (Almost)  JD Supra3 weeks ago California Uniform Voidable Transactions Act Becomes Law (Almost)  National Law Review3 weeks ago The GOP: Alive and kicking  Washington Post4 weeks ago
Bloomberg View

Are Shares of Gold Miners a 'Buy'?

"A gold mine is a hole in the ground with a liar standing on top of it. -- unverified quote attributed to Mark Twain A few weeks ago, we discussed how gold can't seem to catch a break. Despite a parade of potential market - roiling news , the ...
 Bloomberg View2 weeks ago How Cheap Are the Gold Miners?  Mr Top Step2 weeks ago
Sydney Morning Herald

What you should - and shouldn't - believe about climate targets, via Mark Twain

"Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: 'There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.'" Mark ...
 Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks ago What you shouldn't believe about climate targets, via Mark Twain  WA Today3 weeks ago Climate target should be up to parliament (NZ Newswire)  Yahoo! News Australia3 weeks ago
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