From the "It Doesn't Matter What You Do, You're... →
As found in the latest edition of The Annals of Improbable Research: Abstract What are the characteristics of a good courtship gift? We address this question by modelling courtship as a sequential game. This is structured as follows: the male offers a gift to a female; after observing the gift, the female decides whether or not to accept it; she then...
Let's hear it for college dropouts! →
“I once asked a professor to explain the solution to a problem so I could understand it more intuitively. He said, ‘You can’t understand it intuitively. Just learn the formula so you’ll get the right answer.’ That was it for me.”
Marshal Bass Reeves - Lessons in Manliness →
Who was the greatest Deputy U.S. Marshal of the Old West? Wyatt Earp? Wild Bill Hickok? How about Bass Reeves? Bass who? Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves was arguably the greatest lawman and gunfighter of the West, a man who served as a marshal for 32 years in the most dangerous district in the country, captured 3,000 felons, (once bringing in 17 men at one time), and shot 14 men in the line...
Since 1980, when President Reagan won election promising prosperity through tax...