Could Election by Lottery Work?

I just finished listening to a fascinating episode of Malcolm Gladwell’s┬áRevisionist History┬ápodcast, and I wanted to share it and get your thoughts. The episode is about the democratic electoral process. Gladwell doesn’t directly comment on higher-level politics; instead, he focuses on student body elections (and a little bit about NIH grant proposals) following an experiment … Read more

How to Be a Better Lover

Today is Valentine’s Day, and I’m here to teach you how to be a better lover. But probably not in the way that you’re thinking. I read a fascinating article in the NY Times the other day about love. The article covers a lot of different topics, and I’d highly recommend it. But one point … Read more