Daily Archive: August 26, 2016

Tim Harford: Brexit and the power of wishful thinking [+1]

The first is that wishful thinking is surprisingly powerful. A few years ago, the economist Guy Mayraz conducted a simple experiment at Oxford university’s Centre for Experimental Social Science. Mayraz ran sessions in which...

The Collapse of the Wall

The game, it turns out, is rigged. With nothing to lose, they burned it all down.

Linky Friday #181: Bull’s IQ

Night Court doesn’t hold up nearly as well as Cheers, but it’s still fun. Anyway, this week: Latin America, Crime, Media, Education, and Labor!


And *NOW* we can start talking about the end of summer.