1. Proof of ‘precious childhood syndrome’? (via Instapundit)

2. Good advice for interpreting statistical evidence. Statisticians I know should read this.

3. Good reading from the Idiot’s Collective blog on Michael Sandel.

4. Michael Sandel thinks waiting in line is a more equitable way to allocate resources than price. I remember a story from last Black Friday about a lady who pulled up late to the Black Friday part and simply offered to buy product vouchers from those who had waited in line. But, I’m sure Sandel would outlaw line privileges.

5. But, Sandel uses price anyway.