Sunday assorted links

1. Where did the genius of the Polgar sisters come from?

2. Oxford University philosopher Nick Bostrom says the discovery of fossilized complex life on another world “would be by far the worst news ever printed on a newspaper cover.”  On Robin Hanson’s “great filter” theory.

3. “Journalist who reported Minnesota county was ‘worst place to live’ is moving there.”  And ostensibly ordinary Pyongyang.

4. Sweden is growing at 4.5% a year.

5. Professional bridge has a cheating problem.

6. Which college majors benefit most from law school?  The paper is here.

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