Links for the Week of May 21, 2018

Misc Links
  1. Modeling the Socioeconomic Future with Dungeons and Dragons.
  2. ‘New York is Not a City of Alleys’: A Film Location Scout’s Pet Peeves.
  3. The Ugly Trade in Palestinian Pain.
  4. Neutralizing the Effect of Political Worldviews by Communicating Scientific Agreement: A Thought-Listing Study.
  5. Playing battleships over BGP.
  6. The Untold Story of Japan’s Secret Spy Agency.
  7. 1918 flu pandemic.image
  8. The Questionable Contribution of Medical Measures to the Decline of Mortality in the United States in the Twentieth Century.
  9. Travels With Elephants, Wolves, Ants, Terns, and Tireless Turtles.
  10. Intel Delays Mass Production of 10 nm CPUs to 2019.
  11. How to Measure Anything.
  12. Science Under High Modernism.
  13. Mandaeism.
  14. Ethiopia is now Africa’s fastest growing economy.
  15. How a Digital Rabbit Hole Gave Midori Takada’s 1983 Album a Second Life.
  16. The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much.
  17. Shame & Society.
  18. Amazon Pushes Facial Recognition to Police.
  19. Naval Gazing: Auxiliaries Part 1.
  20. Parallel Status Hierarchies.
  21. Woody Allen and Billy Graham (1969).
  22. On Folk Epistemology: How We Think and Talk about Knowledge.
  23. Ants’ route-finding abilities put mapping software to shame.
  24. Tick‐borne disease risk in a forest food web.
  25. Forget “Earth-Like”—We’ll First Find Aliens on Eyeball Planets.
  26. Coffee Waste Is Now Fetching a 480% Premium Over Coffee Itself.
  27. No, there is no epidemic of loneliness.
  28. The New 95.
  29. General Thinking Tools: 9 Mental Models to Solve Difficult Problems.
  30. The biomass distribution on Earth.Fig. 1.
  31. Alien Asteroids Are Here, Scientists Say. Get Used to Them.
  32. Bargaining in the Shadow of the Law: Divorce Laws and Family Distress.
  33. Doggerland – The Europe That Was.
  34. The Cultural Divide.
  35. Ethnicity and electoral fraud in Britain.
  36. Some hard numbers on science’s leadership problems.
  37. AI recreates activity patterns that brain cells use in navigation.
  38. Five Popular Study Strategies: Their Pitfalls and Optimal Implementations.
  39. Olfactory Function Relates to Sexual Experience in Adults.odor2.png
  40. We’re Good At Recognizing Distorted Faces.
  41. Greater effort increases perceived value in an invertebrate.
  42. Gay City State Park.
  43. Anger Over Tourists Swarming Vacation Hot Spots Sparks Global Backlash.
  44. Sex Differences in the Adult Human Brain: Evidence from 5216 UK Biobank Participants.
  45. Jihad Vs The Shopping Mall.
  46. Can China Stop Wars Once They Start?
  47. The sugar conspiracy.
  48. Religiously, nonwhite Democrats are more similar to Republicans than to white Democrats.
  49. Engaging with Evil Art: Riefenstahl’s Triumph of the Will and Allen’s Crimes and Misdemeanors.
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