1. Dating the Anthropocene.
2. Scott Alexander reviews Baumeister and Tierney on willpower.
3. Times Higher Ed ranks universities around the world.
4. Critique drift; Or, leftists be trippin'. (Tip of the hat to marginalrevolution.com.)
5. The Church of Reality: "If it's real, we believe in it."
6. Movies we'd like to see: "Happily Ever After: The Mary Kay Letourneau Story." (Warning: whimsy.)
7. Libel laws allow those with money to shut down the speech of those without.
8. A critique of sundry pseudosciences, in a single clever comic panel.
9. Better together: Mary Poppins + death metal.