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Quotation of the Day…
… is from page 10 of Roger Koppl’s hot-off-the-press monograph, From Crisis to Confidence: Macroeconomics after the Crash (original emphasis): [T]he central banks inappropriately and needlessly expanded the volume of credit in the years X

Cristobal Whirls Toward Iceland
As I'm writing this on Sunday night (Aug. 31), the cyclone formerly known as Hurricane Cristobal is taking dead aim on Iceland. You can see it whirling off Iceland's coast in the image above, captured by NASA's Aqua satellite on Saturday. No longer a X

Mini City Guide: Aachen, Germany
I love big cities, and always enjoy returning to Hong Kong, New York, and Sydney—among many others. But what about those unknown gems that are off the beaten tourist path… those obscure places that are just waiting to be explored by real trav X

The Replication Crisis: Response to Lieberman
In a long and interesting article over at Edge, social psychologist and neuroscientist Matthew Lieberman discusses (amongst other things) the 'replication crisis' in his field. Much of what he says will be of interest to regular readers of this blog. X

Ending Soon: 50,000 United Mileage Plus Bonus Offer
Link: 50,000 Miles for United MileagePlus Explorer Card For the next 24-48 hours (or less, depending on when you’re reading this), you can still earn an improved signup bonus on this card. I first wrote about this offer several weeks ago. Here& X

Long-Held Belief About Depression Challenged by New Study
Long-Held Belief About Depression Challenged by New Study X

Study Finds Nothing Special About Breakfast
Maybe we don't need to eat our Wheaties. Linda Wertheimer talks to Emily Dhurandhar, lead author of a study that finds breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day. X

Did Psittacosaurus Use Baby Sitters?
Palaeontologists Suggest Dinosaur Fossil Material Shows a “Creche” with Baby Sitter A team of international researchers have re-examined a set of Psittacosaurus dinosaur fossils that come from the Lujiatun beds of the Yixian Formation in X

More Evidence That ADHD Drugs Don't Curb Ultimate Height
Some earlier research hinted that Ritalin and Adderall can hamper a child's growth. But a study of adults who took the drugs as kids now suggests any such effect is only temporary. X

Our Use Of Little Words Can, Uh, Reveal Hidden Interests
When we talk, we focus on the "content" words — the ones that convey information. But the tiny words that tie our sentences together have a lot to say about power and relationships. X

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