A Short Essay on Conventional Wisdom in Freakonomics

Freakonomics is a New York Times bestseller based on the hidden secrets in the world of economics. The authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner expose some of these secrets through real situations like incentives, cheating, and cultural awareness. They make the case that conventional wisdom is often wrong when trying to determine what … More A Short Essay on Conventional Wisdom in Freakonomics

Everything You Didn’t Know About Shadows

We’ve all heard of a shadow. You know, that guy (or girl) that follows you around every hour of the day pretending to be you? Everyone has this certain stalker but not everyone gives them a second thought. Why do they creep under our toes on an every-day basis? What about matter makes these strange flatlanders ‘project’ … More Everything You Didn’t Know About Shadows