Veterans' Day Edition
And now back to our regularly scheduled programming.
Why did Medieval Slave Traders go to Finland?
At the time, Finns were neither Christian nor Muslim.
A great vignette of life on the bottom.
A Lead-Crime Study Passes the Gelman Test
Kevin Drum at Mother Jones has been writing a long series on the effects of lead poisoning on children. Andrew Gelman is a statistician who has in the past been skeptical of such studies, but this time Gelman says the study is plausible.