fakemarriageThe corrosive, traumatizing effects of high school.

A lot of fracking workers think that frack-work is a-okay.

Michael Lind wants to take the Six Californias nation-wide, breaking up all of the states. I’d argue that the reason it’s unlikely that California will choose to split up sheds light on the misdiagnosis: Large states lose in the senate, but they benefit it other and important ways (House delegations, producing presidents) that add significant value.

Private schools in India are an antidote to their caste system.

Gouging in New York prison phone call pricing causes people to lose parental rights.

Kath Scanlon writes about how to bring down housing prices in London.

The BMI is an inaccurate measurement, but the best doctors have got. My understanding is that the BMI is pretty accurate in the aggregate, just not in the individual.

Thank goodness, it turns out that tablets are not going to take over computing after all. As I’ve said previously, it would say something atrocious about our society if that revolution had occurred.

China is seeking a baby boom that may not be coming. It seems that governments have much more ability to suppress fertility than to increase it.

The Organ Detective, Nancy Scheper-Hughes has made a mission out of tracking down the organ trade market.

Democrats are declaring a ceasefire on “War on Women” rhetoric.

According to Matthew Hennessey, younger Millenials may lean to the right the way that older ones lean to the left. The evidence is weak, the rationale possible, and Romney did apparently win 19 and 20 year old voters.


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Will Truman (trumwill) is a southern transplant in the mountain east with an IT background who bides his time taking care of their daughter while his wife brings home the bacon. You will probably be relieved to know that he does not generally refer to himself in the third-person except when he's writing short bios on his web page.

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  1. fillyjonk says:

    The scientist (statistician, really) who designed BMI (his name was Quetelet), only ever used it in the aggregate. (IIRC, it was evaluating the fitness of Belgian army recruits for service – in those days, some of the recruits were seriously underweight)

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