Two tribes in Northeast India are as demographically and genetically similar as they could get, with one big difference: One is patrilineal and the other matrilineal. Guess which one had a bigger gender gap in spatial reasoning tests?
Mark Penn decries the rates of male incarceration, alcoholism and educational attainment. Then he whines about the gain in female life expectancy over men's since 1900, failing to note it probably has something to do with the 99% drop in maternal mortality in that time. Fail. [Wall Street Journal, CDC]
Larry Summers was a popular Treasury Secretary in the Clinton Administration who parlayed his intelligence, academic credentials and popularity into a post as the President of Harvard University. He then turned around and proved that maybe academia wasn't his forté when, in 2005 at a conference sponsored by the…