Monday assorted links by Tyler Cowen February 5, 2018 at 11:46 am in 1. Cowen’s Second Law: “He Dies, He Scores: Evidence That Reminders of Death Motivate Improved Performance in Basketball.” 2. The Edge Question. 3. Republicans rising in polls for mid-term elections. 4. Berlusconi leading in the Italian polls (FT). 5. “Flores had no monkeys.” And marijuana majors? 6. LAX to test facial recognition technology.