Free elections, more than any endowment, seems to make the biggest difference in poverty. See Nogales or N. Korea/S. Korea or Botswana.
on using your life insurance money to preserve you cryogenically and save for your revival
a strange piece on why men who marry smart women live longer - smart women nag men to be healthy. Haven't read the study, so I don't know if it identifies intelligent women well, address correlation vs causation, or anything else.