Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen November 9, 2017 at 12:15 pm in 1. “Community sizes of 50, 150 and 500 are disproportionately more common than other sizes; they also have greater longevity.” 2. Does going to Mars squash your brain? 3. High-tech mirror for cancer patients only works if you smile (a cruel tease or oppression of sorts?). 4. A useful uranium/HRC explainer. 5. Will China buy America’s top choir college? 6. Can you make a 10-year malt whiskey in two weeks? 7. Universities use shell corporations and tax blockers (NYT).