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India, China in no position to preach to a 'declining West'

Feb 06, 2012

India, China in no position to preach to a 'declining West'

Just 100 oligarchs in India hold assets equivalent to a quarter of the country's GDP. China too faces enormous risks. Although the West faces challenges, its decline is not a linear, irreversible process. #Crony capitalism #MythBuster #Ch-India #Geopolitics #Decline of America #Capitalism
The myth of yuan's rise: even grass grows faster

Aug 17, 2011

The myth of yuan's rise: even grass grows faster

For all the hyperbole about the Chinese currency's breathless rise, it's actually a slow-mover, and will be for a while. In fact, the yuan's rise isn't even a one-way bet. #Dollar #renminbi #MythBuster #Euro #Yuan
Myth-busting: Why govt isn't the answer to everything

Aug 10, 2011

Myth-busting: Why govt isn't the answer to everything

Yesterday's ideas are very much with us. We believe in government, democracy, and obsolete ideas for the wrong reasons. #Anna Hazare #Lokpal #ToTheContrary #Angela Merkel #Myth-busting #Devender Pal Singh
Did a Biblical god just end OPECs oil monopoly?

Jul 11, 2011

Did a Biblical god just end OPECs oil monopoly?

The temple in Thiruvananthapuram isn't the only place yielding 'underground treasures'. Two more 'rare earth miracles' were unearthed, but don't fall for the hype. #China #MythBuster #OPEC #Rare earth mineral #Oil shale
Some black myths about Indians' black money holdings

Jun 14, 2011

Some black myths about Indians' black money holdings

Black money estimates are wildly exaggerated; Big Business too is culpable; China fares worse on black money outflows; and why panties from Hungary were priced at $739 a dozen... #India #China #Corruption #Black money #MythBuster #Tax haven #Transfer pricing

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Some black myths about Indians' black money holdings

Jul 03, 2014

Belarus mythbuster: what is it like to live in 'Europe's last dictatorship'?

As Belarus celebrates Independence Day and the 70th anniversary of liberation from Nazi troops, BelarusDigest examines preconceptions about life under 20 years of Alexander Lukashenko's rule Continue reading..... #Europe #Belarus #Aleksandr G. Lukashenko #Russia
Some black myths about Indians' black money holdings

Jul 03, 2014

Belarus mythbuster: what is it like to live in 'Europe's last dictatorship'?

As Belarus celebrates Independence Day and the 70th anniversary of liberation from Nazi troops, BelarusDigest examines preconceptions about life under 20 years of Alexander Lukashenko's rule The Bush administration famously dubbed Alexander Lukashenk... #Europe #Belarus #Aleksandr G. Lukashenko #Russia
Some black myths about Indians' black money holdings

Jul 24, 2014

MythBusters' top five busted myths

Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage of the Discovery Channel's MythBusters are coming to town with their live science show Behind the Myths. Fans of the show will know the MythBusters team aims to uncover the truth behind popular myths..... #Discovery Channel #Adam Savage #Jamie Hyneman
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