1. Disagreement about the effects of violent video games on aggression (Michael Venables)
2. Vielleicht wäre die angemessene Antwort: "Überweisen Sie mir doch 500 Euro, ohne dass ich etwas für Sie tue." (Harald Martenstein)
3. How science is not like faith (Jerry Coyne)
4. Apparently, the case against "too much choice" is not solid (contains link to meta-analysis) (Matt Ridley).
5. "Since the end of 2007, police in the UK have run a secret network of fully-furnished fake apartments and townhouses, solely for the purpose of capturing local burglary suspects" (Geoff Manaugh).
6. Short research article: Evidence against the hypothesis that red sports clothing causes winning (Thomas V. Pollet and Leonard S. Peperkoorn). If I read that correctly, though, assignment is not random.
7. 15 types of movie posters (Houke de Kwant). Arguably, this is a rational business strategy. If you have a way of signaling "This is an action movie with lots of explosions", that's what you should do. After all, posters are marketing devices first.
9. Another good illustration of how hard it is to do social science research; nominal question: is stop and frisk effective? (Benjamin Wallace-Wells)
10. "10 highly embarrassing photos of visitors freaking out in an Ontario haunted house" (National Post)
14. "We suggest that a psychoanalytic approach based on conflict/compromise model put forward by Freud, then articulated by Brenner, and unconscious group functioning models integrated with Keynes’s psychologically minded views can provide a framework towards explaining the recent housing bubble" (Şule Özler). You read the paper so I don't have to.