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Power pose co-author: I do not believe that “power pose” effects are real.

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In light of considerable evidence that there is no meaningful effect of power posing, Dana Carney a co-author of the original article has come forth stating that she no longer believes in the effect.

We’ve bet that Hillary Clinton will win

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We’ve legally bet 1,600 bucks that Clinton will win. Here’s how.

2016 guide to the American Marketing Association (AMA) job market interviews for aspiring professors

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PhD students in Marketing, Psychology, and Economics should send their “packets” out by the fourth of July in the hopes of lining up interviews at the annual AMA Summer Conference. Each year DSN reprints this sort of “what to expect while you’re applying” guide, first published here by Dan Goldstein in 2005.

Should you only be allowed to publish five papers before tenure?

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What if people could only publish five papers before tenure? Some people hate this idea, but it might help with some problems.

The Wall Street Journal uses the word “percentile” incorrectly

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The Wall Street Journal gets the definition of percentile backwards.

Hooray for experts

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EXPERTS SAID OBAMA WOULDN’T BE ELECTED PRESIDENT AND $3 GAS IS HERE TO STAY From this article: Paying less than $3.00 per gallon for gasoline may be automotive history for most Americans, like using 8-track tapes or going to a drive-in movie,” said Bob Darbelnet, President and CEO of AAA. “The reality is that expensive […]

Don’t believe quotation websites

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Don’t trust quotation websites

Why is restaurant cutlery sometimes magnetic?

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Why is restaurant cutlery sometimes magnetic?

The counterfactual GPS hits XKCD

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In 2010, we proposed a counterfactual GPS. Today, XKCD had the same idea.

Do things when other people aren’t doing them

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Google has launched the uncrowdedr feature we’ve long been longing for.