Cool Internet Stats

Email 107 trillion – The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2010. 294 billion – Average number of email messages per day. 1.88 billion – The number of […]

Use and Abuse of Wikipedia

Say you’re given a writing assignment (in high school, college, or whatever). Suppose the topic you have to write on is new to you, and you need to get a […]

Chris Martenson’s Crash Course on Economics

If you’ve never studied any economics and have an evening to spare, SuperScholar recommends you spend it viewing Chris Martenson’s “Crash Course,” which relates economics, energy, and the environment. Martenson […]

New York City Stagehands — A Lucrative Career

At SuperScholar we try to encourage readers to pursue lives of reflection and scholarship, which typically encourages inordinate amounts of education. But we are also aware that some readers simply […]

Anthony Grafton on education reform

Princeton historian Anthony Grafton has an interesting review of two recent books* on education reform. His assessment of neither book is positive, but in engaging the topic of education reform, […]

Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem

In case you missed it, here’s a fun economics lesson. If you know what’s behind all the references and allusions in it, you know a good deal of economics relevant […]

Health and Wealth Over the Last 200 Years

Here’s a very cool video, whose coolness operates at many levels: cool window into history, cool window into human health and wealth, cool window into graphical representation of statistical data, […]