Cheating to Be Hot

Is cheating really so bad, particularly when there's no punishment involved? Dubner discusses the vote rigging scandal behind the winners of Fishbowl DC's "Hottest Media Types" contest.

Can Crime Be Meditated Away?

Okay, how’s this for an example of crime prevention: transcendental meditation. Several years ago in Washington D.C., 3,000 people got together to meditate and … yes, drove drown crime throughout the city. That’s their story, at least. For all I know, this is an old story; it may also be totally insane. But it makes […]