Why do we see lists of best schools and worst schools rather than best teachers? Sure, there may be some correlation, but I have a hunch that students would generally do better if they had the best teacher in an underperforming school than the worst teacher in a high performance school.
Does the environmental impact of using water vary by height? For example, if I have two identical toilets on two different floors of my home, is it more efficient to use one on the first rather than second floor?
What percentage of corruption is due to people thinking that everyone is corrupt, so they’re just playing the same game everyone else is playing?
St. Paul is a pretty cool place. I hit a speech by Chris Hedges at Macalester last night, followed by some beers & nachos at CityPages 2X Best of winner the Muddy Pig (Best Neighborhood Bar & Best Beer Selection). It’s a nice place to visit, but I don’t think I could live in a city with such a nonsensical trash hauling policy.