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The economist who predicted the financial crisis just sounded another alarm—it would be wise to listen this time

In his first official act as the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Raghuram Rajan raised the benchmark interest rate from 7.25 to 7.5%, causing a ripple of surprise in financial circles and eliciting protests from various business representatives. But for people who know the current …

Economics

New and noted: Motorcycle gear

This month we’re looking at new vintage gear from Italy, a retro helmet with modern technology, a new urban moto jacket, and an incredible deal on selvedge denim riding jeans.<p>Hide that credit card.<p><b>Premier Trophy</b> Helmets with retro styling are fast catching on, but there’s often a niggling doubt …

Helmets

36060 – The Dainese heritage collection

Walmart Workers Chain Massive Food Donation Bin Outside Home Of Alice Walton

(photo: @other98)<p>Just days after another Walmart launched the holiday giving season by placing a food donation bin for employees to help out their …

The Business of Customizing Old Motorcycles

<i>Untitled builds interesting and usable old school motorcycles in a small workshop under the railway arches in north London. And they’re doing a very good job of it too. So when we read an interview with Untitled’s co-founder Adam Kay in Classic Bike Guide, we jumped on it. It’s a great counterpoint</i> …

Motorcycles

How To DIY This Insanely Healthy Nut Butter

Photo: Courtesy of Foodie Underground.<p><i>Foodie Underground, a project curated in part by Anna Brones, explores our relationship with the origin of our</i> …

Healthy Eating

Flourless Olive Oil and Sesame Seed Brownies

06 Feb, 14<p>I have been reading <i>In Defense of Food</i> recently. How I didn’t read this a few years ago when everyone else was reading it I am entirely …

The making of Macan

At Porsche’s factory in Leipzig, Germany, the robots are humming and the Macan is rolling down the line.<p>Production of the compact crossover commenced this week, upon completion of a $680m expansion to this gleaming factory, which already produces the Cayenne SUV. The Leipzig plant, whose workforce …

Automotive Design

Coconut-and-Almond Candy

<i>The killer combination of coconut, almonds, and milk chocolate makes for a delectable candy bar.</i> One of the most iconic of American candies, the …

Fancy a cuppa? How to make homemade Chai latte

I started drinking Chai tea a few years back. Being a tea and spice lover, I instantly appreciated it’s spicy, comforting, warming flavour and it …

Brit + Co

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Lipstick

A brief view of the power of Samuel Smiths Old Brewey - Tadcaster

Economics lecturers accused of clinging to pre-crash fallacies

Academic says courses changed little since 2008 and students taught 'theories now known to be untrue'<p>Economics teaching at Britain's universities has come under fire from a leading academic who accused lecturers of presenting "things that are known to be untrue" to preserve theories that claim to …

Pope Francis Takes on Global Slavery

What We in the 1 Percent Don’t Want the 99 Percent to Know

We don’t wish to be rude, but if you are not one of us – part of the 1 Percent, that is – you are not meant to be reading this message. With some …

Just a few years of early musical training benefits the brain later in life

Older adults who took music lessons as children but haven’t actively played an instrument in decades have a faster brain response to a speech sound …

Co-op Bank's future in the hands of its small investors

Nearly 13,000 private investors, many of them pensioners, could hold the key to the future of the Co-operative Bank after it unveiled a revised rescue plan that won't go ahead without their stamp of approval.<p>It is high-stakes stuff because if the proposed restructuring isn't approved by enough of …

RBS - Inside The Bank That Ran Out Of Money

Libertarians are very confused about capitalism

Elites didn’t get rich off of some “free market.” Here’s why libertarians should back radical wealth redistribution<p>“There is no evidence that capitalism exists today,” says former congressman Ron Paul. A leading libertarian voice in American politics, Paul says the land of the free no longer has …

What money is, why money is important and why food is more important

One of the delights I have had recently has been talking to a guy who has done a PhD in communication during financial crises. Naturally he had been …

Human Organs Formed with Wild Plant Arrangements

<b>Lungs</b><p>UK-based, Guatemalan-born artist Camila Carlow was not deterred by the complexity of the human body when she was developing her series <i>Eye Heart Spleen</i>. For the project, she transformed a handful of normally grotesque, bloody organs into an array of greenery and beautiful blossoms.<p>Carlow …

Sculpture

The Home - Post-Crash Economics Society

Latest from our Blog<p>Mar 9, 2018 |<p>To celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the publication of Wealth of Nations, guest blogger Eva Schlunke, reflects on …

New Yorkers exposed to more pesticides than rural residents

New Yorkers can eat all the organics that they want — but that won’t be enough to protect them from the Big Apple’s stubborn pesticide …

Fermenting Beetroot: Preserving Your Abundant Crops & Making an Elixir!

At certain times of year most of us find ourselves with piles of beetroot from our allotments, gardens and veg boxes. If you wish to maximize the …