Potpourri By John Sides on November 23, 2012 Frontiers in forecasting, by Michael Ward and Nils Metternich. Acemoglu and Robinson vs. Sachs. Josh Putnam on premature obituaries for the Ames Straw Poll. Which Bond villains actually had a workable plan? Recipes for leftovers: turkey tetrazzini and turkey with ginger-scallion sauce.