Tag Archives: Israel

The Ten Most Educated and Smartest Countries in 2012

An interesting ranking was recently reported by Yahoo! Finance, on the ten most educated countries of the world. That is, which countries have the highest percentage of people with post-secondary education. Apparently college and university graduation rates have increased in half a century … Continue reading

Posted in Aggregators/lists/rankings, Culture, Japan, Media, Skepticism | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 62 Comments

Can You Hear the Music? – MP3 Players Yield Hearing-Impaired Youth

They always said that listening to music too loudly would cause permanent damage. As it turns out, they were right. Researchers at Tel Aviv University (Israel) published a recent study that investigated the music-listening habits of young people (pictured above: a young … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, Culture, Japan, Medicine & Health, Science, Technology | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Skeptikai Notices (July25) – Japan, psychology, news

The situation at Fukushima is getting better, Google doesn’t ruin our memory, and North Korea still sucks. Continue reading

Posted in Aggregators/lists/rankings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment