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Source: DW

Nobel Peace Prize for Korean hockey team?

Wednesday 07:01 GMT

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has not discussed nominating the unified Korean hockey team for the Nobel peace prize, the body's spokesman said on Tuesday after an IOC member said she had received support for the idea.

South Korean figure skater Kim Yuna, who won gold in Vancouver and silver in Sochi, lit the fuse, setting off a tower of fire that shot up to the Olympic cauldron — lighting the Olympic Flame.

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Source: Common Domain

Nobel Prize-winning ‘search theory’ is as relevant to online dating as shopping

Wednesday 23:42 GMT

The Nobel Prize-winning “search theory” is as relevant to online dating as it is with online shopping, says Paul Oyer, professor of economics at the Stanford School of Business and author of “Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Economics I Learned from Online Dating.” This creates “market friction” where buyers and sellers cannot find a market.

Browsing online dating profiles and products online are not so different, the researchers concluded in their study, which was published online in the journal Evidence Based Medicine.


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