Helps you understand why tony NYC restaurants charge such high prices.
Two interesting posts from Dave Giles, an econometrician blogger:
A comparison of ten leading online dating sites.
Always useful: "Four Statistically-Proven Ways To Identify Weirdos On A First Date".
Is there any chance that the dispute between stubborn Keynesians and stubborn monetarists will be settled empirically? I find it difficult to be optimistic on that score. We have accumulated more than six decades of macroeconomic experience since the end of World War II, yet neither stubborn Keynesians nor stubborn monetarists have encountered any data that would make them change their minds. Instead, since 2008, the Keynesians have effectively “taken back” all of the concessions that they made in the 1970s and 1980s.
Ronald Bailey reviews Abundance: Why The Future Will Be Much Better Than You Think. (Link via Instapundit.)
Don't worry: since Jen is--and has been--grossing about $20 million/year, she can afford this.
Avoid wearing, at all costs, red shirts.
Who's "(almost) everyone," Sir?
But it's a useful list. Grading college papers I see a lot of mistakes on "affect" and "effect" and also on "disinterested" and "uninterested".
I haven't read most of 'em, but I like James Gorman's choice of the John le Carre's Smiley novels and Zuck's (sort of) choice of Ender's Game.