A record number of new businesses opened last month, but most of them were mom-and-pop operations run by retired baby boomers.
The Small and Medium Business Administration said a total of 8,129 startup businesses were registered in July, the most since statistics began in early 2006. . ... Read more
Liar Game Episodes 3-4: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics Written by Lo On November 19, 2014
So, there’s good news and bad news about the next pair of Liar Game episodes. The good news is that these episodes are tightly written, engaging, and full of twists that are suffeciently foreshadowed, but not obvious. The bad news is these episodes revolve around . . . dun, dun, dun . . . math. I want to be clear about this: I. Don’t. Math. Good. I have a very fuzzy grasp on math in general and haven’t taken stats since high school. I have no idea how the mechanics of this episode worked. . ... Read more
Koreans consumed coffee more frequently than staples kimchi and rice last year, in the latest testament to the people”s love affair with java.
People drank an average of 12.2 cups of coffee per week in 2014, according to a survey by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Korea Agro-Fisheries and Food Trade Corporation. . ... Read more