Latest issues of National Geographic and Scientific American

Ok, I love these magazines and subscribe to them. They're almost always very interesting, and in particular, I thought that people might like to know of the following material discussed in these issues:

1. Project implicit at Harvard (see https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/). At this web-site you can take internet based tests that attempt to test some of your unconcious preferences, for example for skinny people or fat people, or for your home country or the US. There are a large number of these tests you can take – they're easy to take and enjoyable!

2. Supervolcanoes – truly extraordinary… http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa006&colID=1&articleID=0006E0BF-BB43-146C-BB4383414B7F0000

3. An article from the April Scientific American: Does globalisation help or hurt the world's poor? http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?chanID=sa006&colID=1&articleID=0004B7FD-C4E6-1421-84E683414B7F0101

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