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UN rape claims, Stalin and Mr Darcy

Back of the envelope calculations on rape, and how many died under Stalin?

How many people have UN staff raped? – (0’40’’) It was reported in a number of the newspapers this week that UN staff are responsible for 60,000 rapes in a decade.

The wealth of Mr Darcy – (5’10”) The male love interest of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ is supposed to be fabulously wealthy. Is he?

How many people did Stalin kill? – (10’00”) Why there are so many different figures reported.

Avoid splitting the bill – (18’25”) Credit card roulette is Dan Ariely’s preferred way of ending a meal with friends.

Gender in literature – (22’15”)How are women depicted in books? Author Ben Blatt does an analysis.

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