Sunday, July 28, 2013

Highly linkable

John Cochrane points us to a painting depicting the history of trade. We see the (symbolic) beef, but I'm left wondering where's the gold?

Noam Scheiber of The New Republic says we're about to lose another Big.

Steven Landsburg brings us another great riddle whose solution I did not reach on my own. My downfall was a knee-jerk reliance on the ubiquity of the Monty Hall Problem.

Finally, if you want some good ideas of places to go to get away from it all (including people), check out this.

photo by Mark Stevens