Wednesday, February 10, 2010

#TED Wednesday morning session

Very welcome scientific results on fighting poverty in Africa: handing out a kilogram of lentils with immunizations drasticaly increases rate of child innoculation. Deworming, iron supplements vastly more effective at keeping kids in school than hiring more teachers or other more conventional approaches.

Ukelele flamenco ftw.

And some worthwhile arguments about why our race is evolved to believe things and find patters where there isn't anything, since it's safer to be think there's a lion in the bush and be wrong than to think there isn't and be wrong.

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