Alice in Wonderland 2018 Summer All-Japan Tour

It is a pleasure to announce the 2018 All-Japan Summer Tour of the KAAT dance production of Alice in Wonderland. If you couldn’t attend the performances at the KAAT theater in Yokohama last year, there are more chances to see it on tour this summer, possibly at a location near you! Last year, at the age […]

Dalio: Odds increasing for wars

Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates founder, recently posted that he is becoming more pessimistic about economic relations between the U.S. and China. Dalio wrote that current geopolitical developments cause him to believe that the probability of trade and other types of wars has increased substantially.   Source: Dalio: Odds increasing for trade wars and ‘possibly even shooting […]

How to make diseases disappear | Rangan Chatterjee

At his TEDX-Liverpool talk, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee surprised his audience by claiming that he can make disease disappear. After explaining that he’s not really a magician, he describes some things that he has had his patients do which resulted in dramatic improvements in their cases. He encourages everyone to first stop focussing on symptoms of […]

Vertical Farm Startup Bowery Is Building World’s Techiest Indoor Farm | Fortune

Vertical farm startup Bowery is building the world’s most technologically sophisticated indoor farm, which will open later this year. — Read on fortune.com/2018/02/28/bowery-indoor-farm-technology/

‘It’s just chaos’: Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller warns that an ‘economic crisis’ is brewing

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Schiller suggests that the next economic crises may have been triggered by President Trump’s recent tariffs on Chinese products. Interestingly, he points out that the catalyst will be much less from the actual tariffs, than from the insecurity and hesitancy businesses develop when faced with a potential trade war. www.businessinsider.com/nobel-prize-winning-economist-robert-shiller-economic-crisis-trade-war-2018-3

Can your biome make you fat?

  Is there a relationship between our gut bacteria and our BMI? According to neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt in her new book, “Why Diets Make Us Fat,” she suggests that scientists are finding evidence of a complex relationship that can impact our bodies in a wide variety of ways. Source: Can your biome make you fat?

Bitcoin Or the U.S. Dollar: Will the Real Bubble Please Stand?

  Over the past year, much of the growing buzz in finance circles concerning the explosive growth of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin in particular, has focused on the question of whether they are fairly-priced, revolutionary digital assets or simply newfangled speculative bubbles. Recently, many are asking if the bubble-like characteristics of cryptocurrencies result less from speculative manipulation […]

It’s Looking A Lot Like 2008 Now… | Peak Prosperity

Take a look at the above chart and marvel at what ten years of unprecedented money printing can do for an asset market like the S&P 500. The current exponential curve from 2008 makes the previous two market peaks look like molehills next to a mountain. Chris Martenson, founder of Peak Prosperity, takes us back […]

Wealthy Elite Beg Republicans For Higher Taxes?

Since when do people complain about not paying enough taxes? Since a group of about 400 wealthy corporate executives and professionals found solidarity in concluding that wealth inequality in the country has been stretched to the limits and that any further advantages bestowed upon them through Trump’s Tax plan would only exacerbate the problem. Instead, […]

ROBERT REICH: HELLO TRUMP TAX CUTS, GOODBYE MEDICARE, MEDICAID, SOCIAL SECURITY. . . .

What I recall from my economics studies so many years ago at college is that cutting expenses and increasing revenue are important for keeping a business, or government for that matter, in business. It seems that the Trump administration at least understands part of the equation with proposed cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, and reduced […]