Smoking Bans Dramatically Reduce Hospitalizations, Reduce Health Care Costs: heart attacks(15%), strokes (16%), respiratory disease (24%).
Five Thirty Eight Blog Swing State Tracker: The tale of the race for President where it's closest -- and it's going to be a close one indeed.
Kleiber's law proved that as life gets bigger, it slows down. West's model demonstrates that as cities get bigger, they generate ideas at a faster clip.A review of Nate Silver’s "The Signal and the Noise": Mining truth from data babel: Why is it that data-based predictions so often have little predictive power?
People think and behave differently when exposed to the color blue: NYTimes: Scientists study the color blue and its role in nature.
A glimpse of green makes people more creative: In four experiments a brief glimpse of green prior to a creativity task enhanced creative performance. (Thanks HBR.)
Supervisors’ communication competence is greatest predictor of employee satisfaction: According to this paper by P. E. Matlock on the IPR site.
Grayling Pulse Report: Almost one quarter of global companies have no social media strategy.
Solving Crime with Social Media: An infographic: 80% of law enforcement use social media to conduct investigations.
Fox News Climate Coverage 93% Wrong, Report Finds: A study by the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that global warming coverage at both Fox News and The Wall Street Journal is overwhelming misleading.
These articles are chosen by editor Bill Paarlberg. Send your tips and suggestions to billp at paarlberg.com.