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Review of Trivers (2015)

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Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Literature

From priorprobability.com

We’ve just finished reading Robert Trivers’s strange memoir “Wild Life: Adventures of an Evolutionary Biologist.” But before proceeding with our short review, we must disclose up front that Dr Trivers is one of our intellectual heroes–along with Thomas Schelling, Gordon Tullock, and Ronald Coase.

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Liberals Are Simple-Minded - Reason.com

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Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Behavior

From reason.com

publichealthwatchIt is almost a truism among psychological researchers that conservatives are simple-minded and dogmatic. Liberals, meanwhile, are supposed to be more complex and open-minded thinkers. But a new paper is calling those conclusions into question.

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Are female politicians less warlike than men? Some evidence from European queens - Chris Blattman

Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Society

From chrisblattman.com

A large scholarship claims that states led by women are less conflictual than states led by men. However, it is theoretically unclear why female leaders would favor more conciliatory war policies. And, it is empirically challenging to identify the effect of female rule, since women may gain power disproportionately during periods of peace.

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Stop adding up the wealth of the poor

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Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Economics

From blogs.reuters.com

Itâ€s the meme that refuses to die. It started, back in 2011, with the Waltons: six members of the family, we were repeatedly told, were worth as much as the bottom 30% of all Americans combined. I tried to address this silly stat back then, but now itâ€s gone global: back in January, Oxfam announced that the worldâ€s 85 richest people had the same wealth as the bottom half of the global population.

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A note on Ferrante’s Neapolitan quartet — Crooked Timber

Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Literature

From crookedtimber.org

I finished Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan quartet yesterday. I know there’s been a lot of hype about these novels, but it is entirely justified. Actually, I write “these novels” but this is actually just one long novel, distributed across four printed volumes.

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Those Were the Days - WSJ

Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Society

From www.wsj.com

Picture a woman born in 1870: your grandmother, or great-grandmother, or great-great-grandmother. Then picture her in 1940. She sits resting with her family in a house brightened by electricityâ€"a wonder, considering that she had been born in the darkness of sparse candlelight.

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Box Jellyfish, Box Jellyfish Pictures, Box Jellyfish Facts - National Geographic

Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: World

From animals.nationalgeographic.com

Their venom is considered to be among the most deadly in the world, containing toxins that attack the heart, nervous system, and skin cells. It is so overpoweringly painful, human victims have been known to go into shock and drown or die of heart failure before even reaching shore.

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An Interview With Photojournalist G.M.B. Akash

Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Politics

From tiffinbox.org

This is a very special interview with an international, award-winning photojournalist G.M.B. Akash. He is based in Dhaka, Bangladesh and represented by Panos Pictures. Wrangling him into finding the time to answer these questions took some doing because he was always on the road working on one project or another.

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The Hateful Eight review: 'only Tarantino can do this'

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Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: World

From www.telegraph.co.uk

The close-up was always Hollywoodâ€s answer to the portrait, but the spaghetti western turned it into a landscape. When Sergio Leone first zeroed in on Clint Eastwoodâ€s narrowed eyes and gritted teeth in A Fistful of Dollars, he wasnâ€t just showing off his leading manâ€s face â€" he was revealing the craggy topography of his soul.

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Inside the Eye: Natureâ€s Most Exquisite Creation -- National Geographic Magazine

Monday, January 18, 2016
Category: Science

From ngm.nationalgeographic.com

In his lab at Lund University in Sweden, Dan-Eric Nilsson is contemplating the eyes of a box jellyfish. Nilssonâ€s eyes, of which he has two, are ice blue and forward facing. In contrast, the box jelly boasts 24 eyes, which are dark brown and grouped into four clusters called rhopalia.

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