Book notes: Success and Luck: Good Fortune and the Myth of Meritocracy by Robert H. Frank on the importance of luck in our lives.  (Marginal Revolution)

Quote of the Day

"It’s impossible for you to do anything that matters on any scale and not have somebody say they don’t like it. It’s just not going to happen."

(Carl Richards)

Chart of the Day

Not every dinosaur species on reflection turns out to be for real.