Links for you. Science:
Let’s Not Talk About Sex
What Makes People Look Like Their Pets? The eyes are a window to the ego.
The Problem with G.M.O. Labels
African elephant numbers collapsing: Long-awaited study suggests that many of the continent’s elephant populations could be wiped out in ten years.
Uber’s New Delivery Service Only Caters To D.C’s White Neighborhoods
Why it’s so hard to find a cheap apartment in Washington, D.C. (remarkably, there’s no discussion about how some people are able to pay those high amounts; landlords charge high rents because there are people who can afford to pay them)
Poll: 70 percent of Americans want the government to quit trying to restrict abortion. Despite heated political rhetoric, most Americans have nuanced views on abortion and believe it’s a personal thing
A Psychological Speed Limit: How the Power of Suggestion Can Slow Speeding Drivers
Conservatives Are Furious That Liberals Are Trying to Register Ferguson Residents to Vote
“I was going to gay bars, having affairs”: George Takei on the torments of life in the closet
America’s Progress on Street Safety Is Pathetic
IT ONLY TAKES A MOMENT. (it’s pretty clear that conservatives view Ferguson not as a protest, but black hatred. Missing the damn point, they are)
Paul Ryan thinks it’s the police’s job to shoot unarmed teens (ditto)
Startups Anonymous: How Anonymity Can Save a Founder’s Life
Comment sections are on their way out
Why Did the Core Have a Bad Year?