The number 23 — a magic number, or a tiresome exercise in confirmation bias? We report, you decide! (Source).
Bloomberg News, a presumably sober business news service, issues a breathless report on the magic
number 23. "And so 23 keeps working its weird magic," says the report —on the Chinese stock market. "The number is 23 -- and it’s one of the most powerful forces in China’s $6.4 trillion equity market today."
Not an April Fool's Day story.
Hat tip, Jesse Walker.
Also, an April 1 announcement of Sean Gabb's new job. If he cuts off BBC shows for American television, it won't go down well over here.
Don't let it go to your head, Sean.