January 26, 2020

Archives for September 2014

Email Scams

Have you ever wondered why so many email scams are so obviously false? They tend to be full of grammatical errors and misspellings and present a story so ridiculous and offering so much money in a ‘closed’ bank account that no sane person would respond. Or so you might think. Put yourself in the scammer’s […]

Liar, Liar!

According to new research by University of California–Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania, women fare less well in negotiations because they are more likely to be lied to.  According to the researchers, both men and women are more likely to blatantly lie to a woman during a negotiation, because the assumption is that she will […]

Sailing to success

Have you heard that the Panama Canal is being  widened?   To most people that means little, but for Jamaicans it’s a big deal and has brought up all sorts of dreams in the minds of policymakers.   But can their lofty goals really be achieved, or are they fairy tales to rival Grimm?   Let’s see if […]