1. She was certainly beautiful, but alas:
Bad news: The replication crisis in psychology replicated. Out of 21 randomly chosen psychology papers published in the prestigious Nature and Science journals in 2010-2015, only 13 survived a high-powered replication.
Good news: A prediction market where research peers could bet on which results would replicate identified almost of them correctly. So did a simple survey of peers with no monetary incentive.
Better news: So could I.
3. They’ve been around a long time now:
4. More wisdom from Chuckles:
Spaceships don’t make a sound. Vacuum etc. etc. The author confuses sound effects he’s heard from movies and TV shows with reality.
5. Last but not least, this, pertaining to last evening:
[H/T Chuckles and haiku]