Our Daily Bleg: Help Honest Michiganders Get Their Camping Fix

...of July 16-17, one can make a reservation on January 16 for the two days. The maximum number of days a campsite can be reserved is 15. Experienced users will...

Pontiff-icating on the Free-Market System: Full Transcript

...economic theory and modeling that happens in universities, and the practice of economics, out in the world. These days, he’s known as a globetrotting, poverty-fighting, economic superhero, an adviser to...

A Really Productive 12 Days

...the award only 12 days after he took office. Now F.P. Passport has taken a look at what Obama did in those 12 days to attract the attention of the...

When A Daughter Dies

...of the tumor.  The following day gamma knife therapy is performed on the two major brain tumors, in the cerebellum and the frontal lobe.   Nine days after the brain lesions...

What Else Acts Like Cheap Wine and Cigarettes?

...what are other weird examples? Also, aside from the usual suspects (grocery purchases being the standard example), what else doesn’t decrease much? Pornography, cigarettes, cheap wine? (Hat tip: AS)...

Wine: Very Liquid

...(Photo: Wendy Harman) Wine Spectator includes a feature (subscription required) on Nicolás Catena, who received the magazine’s Distinguished Service Award for 2012.  His online bio states, “One year, Domingo [Nicolás’ father] realized...

Wine at the Opera

...(Photo: || UggBoy?UggGirl || PHOTO || WORLD || TRAVEL ||) At the opera last night we pre-ordered a glass of wine for the first intermission.  We paid before...

The Bathroom or a Glass of Wine

...Flying coach on the plane home from Europe last weekend, I had to have a glass of wine; so I paid $6 and was hit by the airlines’ revenue-increasing,...

The Illogic of Farm Subsidies, and Other Agricultural Truths

...couple of miles from my house. Some days by the time I get there he has sold out of his daily harvest from that field and he will try to...

Time Between Tests

...at the number of days students had between AP exams, and found that resting time matters: In many education and work environments, economic agents must perform several mental tasks in...