Category: Abroad

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class.

That class had insisted that Obama’s socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer.The professor then said, “OK, we will have an experiment in this class on Obama’s plan”.. All grades will be averaged and everyone will receive the same grade so no one will […]

HSBS Bank denies cash withdrawals. Great way to prepare for a bank run.

 The stock market crash of October 1929 left the American public highly nervous and extremely susceptible to rumors of impending financial disaster. During the Great Depression a wave of banking panics or “bank runs,” during which large numbers of anxious people withdrew their deposits in cash, forced banks to liquidate loans and often lead to […]

The Russian Sleep Experiment

Russian researchers in the late 1940s kept five people awake for fifteen days using an experimental gas based stimulant. They were kept in a sealed environment to carefully monitor their oxygen intake so the gas didn’t kill them, since it was toxic in high concentrations. This was before closed circuit cameras so they had only microphones and 5 […]

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