Musings

Uber’s apology

The latest in economics research has shown us the real value to an apology; when to apologize and how. Ben Ho, a behavioural economist from Vassar college, has shown through new data in a partnership with Uber and economist John List, that company apologies are most...

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How many you’s?

A lot of different popular science literature discusses the differences between the left brain and the right brain in terms of their differing functions. Though this is largely true, in actuality the differences between the functions of both hemispheres are quite...

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The Pink Tax

It's beyond a myth but a well-documented fact that consumers pay more for products targeted at women than other products. We are well aware of the difference between the average 2-blade pink razor compared to the 5-blade blue which often costs less. Planet Money's the...

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Jamal Khashoggi – huh?

Okay so for those of you are uninterested in politics, this might be an unfamiliar name but Jamal Khashoggi has taken over headlines for unfortunate reasons. He was a Saudi journalist who recently became a dissenter of the Saudi regime. A disaster of a move, I know....

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My morning routine

Oftentimes, a routine can be helpful in kick-starting a morning in which you don’t reaaally want to get up but you know you should, perhaps on a cold Sunday or a weekday morning lecture you could skip and catch up on later. But getting up can be one of the best things...

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Gucci Fall/Winter 2018

Gucci presented their eerily mystical and jaw dropping collection yesterday o The new Gucci fall/winter collection has caused startled reactions from all around with its – frankly, Gucci-ness.The show had all of the best of Gucci that can be seen in a...

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Some travel thoughts

Coming back in London I was worried because I had been panicked there before and being back in the space can be stressful. The trains weren’t running to my stop from King’s Cross/St. Pancras; an obstacle. But as I woke the next morning, the panic had...

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Travel diary

Day 1: London My first day in Europe began with an early breakfast on the plane and an early 5am landing at Heathrow. I got off the plane and with no wait got my baggage and decided to head to the house I was spending the night, a local experience in Croydon. I...

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Obsessed

Casey Neistat: I'm inspired also mental health and exercise (I’m not good at talking about one thing) An artist of the new age. The development of technology and websites such as Youtube has allowed the production of a new sort of movie and video diary; the vlog....

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The power of the story

The ever incredible 'Humans of New York' (HONY) is a prime example of the immense power that a story can bring to opening the hearts of people around the world. This power of the individuals story can drastically change the opinions, ideology and perceptions of a...

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