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The Travel Obsession

My generation is obsessed with travel. Find me one 20-something in the western world today who has not either visited multiple foreign continents, or frequently mentions their dreams of doing so and I will...

Why Game Works (For Now)

The dirty little secret is that game doesn’t “really” work aside from boosting your chances just a very little bit, for precisely the reason you state – it is ridiculous to think that putting...

Chicks Dig Assholes

I like to branch out in my reading habits. Breaking down silos, as they say. With that goal in mind, I joined a website called 20-Something Bloggers and did some clicking. Readers beware: nowhere...

Criminal Optimism

The blogs are a-twitter (see: here and here) on the subject of historical US crime rates. Here’s the money graph: From these stats, Caplan and Tabarrok find reason to wallow in optimism. Things aren’t...

The Next Step

Raging narcissist that I am, I like to imagine all of my readers furiously clicking their “refresh” buttons in between my posts, pausing only to sprint to the bathroom and kitchen a few times...

Energy Is The X Factor

Willpower is vastly overrated. Whenever I’m in a positive state in my life, having “willpower” comes incredibly easily to me. On a high-energy day, I never have to force myself to have a great...

A Quick Reply To Delusion Damage

Some interesting points raised by the author of Delusion Damage (here and here) regarding my proposal for freedom of contract as a potential replacement for the institution of marriage. My schedule this week is...

Guest Post Week: Zdeno, Part 5

Frost’s Note: You guys should have seen this Zdeno kid after the response to his post on the gym. Tears, again – “I swear Frost, it’s raining outside!” – What a kid! Definitely has...