In a little more than four minutes it shows two exercises with monkeys. The first shows elements of trust and cooperation. The second appears to show a sense of justice, fairness and/or maybe greed. When watching animal behavior there is always the risk of anthropomorphizing and projecting our thoughts and ideas. While we can watch the actions, we do not know what they are thinking. Still,the actions do seem recognizable and understandable. Perhaps even if we do not learn much about monkeys, we can learn about ourselves.
As the world contemplates the various ‘provocation’ scenarios - a Russian act, a CIA act meant to look like a Russian act, or a Russian act meant to look like a CIA act? -the following clip suggests this was anything but an ad hoc shooting…
The narrator suggests, as Nemtsov and his companion are walking along the road, a garbage truck (or cleaning vehicle) is behind them. When the garbage truck comes alongside the couple, it slows down, then moves ahead, then stops… and another man leaves the vehicle and jumps in a following car, which speeds away with tires smoking…
In this 38 minute interview Lars Schall, for Matterhorn Asset Management, speaks with Dr Pippa Malmgren, a US financial advisor and policy expert based in London. Dr Malmgren has been a member of the U.S. President’s Working Group on Financial Markets (a.k.a. the “Plunge Protection Team”). They address, inter alia:
Malmgren’s recent book “Signals: the breakdown of the social contract and the rise of geopolitics”;
the “inflation vs deflation” debate
the closer ties between Russia and China
the future of the Euro
Germany’s gold reserves
and the phenomenon of “financial repression”
Moreover, Dr Malmgren explains what she foresees as the endgame of the financial crisis.
Kawasakihas unveiled the most powerful production motorcycle ever. The 2015 Ninja H2R generates a ludicrous 300 horsepower from its supercharged engine. (conpare with Alfa Romeo’s 4C that has 237 HP; BMW’s popular HP4 superbike = 193.
A Saudi cleric told students at a university in the United Arab Emirates that the Earth is stationary and does not move around the Sun, insisting any claims to the contrary are pure speculation.
Sheikh Bandar al-Khaibari said that the Earth cannot be revolving around the Sun because otherwise airplanes would not be able to reach their destination. In a recently emerged video, the cleric can be seen using a cup of water to awkwardly explain why the Earth is in fact stationary. Take a look: