Assorted links by Tyler Cowen July 21, 2012 at 10:58 am in 1. How to stay dry in the rain. 2. Senior IMF economist complains, resigns, complains. 3. Will Peter Thiel play chess for a $1 million start-up investment? 4. Virginia Postrel on why economic convergence across the states is disappearing. 5. The culture that is Japanese shouting vase. 6. None of these are worth doing.