Assorted links by Tyler Cowen December 29, 2009 at 12:34 pm in Web/Tech 1. Chinese railway photos. 2. Three lessons for surviving the holidays. 3. Do cell phones deter kidnappings? 4. The loss rate of sprinters. 5. David Brooks's "Sidney Awards," part II. 6. The historical origins of fish and chips. 7. Should scientists be more psychotic?