Assorted links by Tyler Cowen January 5, 2012 at 12:34 pm in 1. On the importance of Arctic Dreams. 2. The decline of science in the Arabic world, and progress in making a cloaking device. 3. Anticipated 2012 books, and visual history of financial crises. 4. A Whig view of recess appointments. 5. The long run is nigh, and Caplan’s review of Gruber.