Thursday assorted links

1. Twenty new words for the dictionary.

2. “We find that while people with BD [bipolar disorder] are 20 percent less likely to be active in any creative occupation than the population, they are 50 percent more likely to be composers and musicians.  Occupations that people with BD are most likely to pursue, instead, include clerks, librarians, archivists and curators, as well as waiters and bartenders.  Notably, we also find that the healthy siblings of people with BD are 11 percent more likely to work in creative professions…”  Link here.

3. Carbon capture update? (NYT)

4. Econ classes from left wing to right wing?  And Hispanic New Jersey voters.  Passaic County.

5. More on the cancelled astronomy guy.

6. Kevin Durant SPAC on the way.


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