Links 4/22/12

Links for you. Science:

AnnMaria De Mars, small business founder [on the misnamed Research Works Act]
A calculation to see how many cups of coffee you would need to drink in order to kill yourself.
Meat eating led to earlier weaning, helped humans spread across globe
Detection is up, yes, but contingencies still matter
The graduate training pipeline
How Science Failed During the Gulf Oil Disaster


THE SOFT TYRANNY OF LOW EXPECTATIONS (must read, including this comment)
GLIMMERS: Not even a glimmer about public schools! Part 4
Republican rhetoric over the top
How the Other Half Tests: Millions of Americans are denied the chance to take college-level courses by a downscale version of the SAT.
Fred Hiatt Spews a Cornucopia of Misinformation in Column on Japan
The Real Foreclosure Fraud Story: Corruption of the Land Title System
Social Economics
Why Full Employment is the Best Medicine for Inequality
About That Hammock
Independent and Principled? Behind the Cato Myth
Straight Talk From an Abused (Ex-) Wife
How Pete Peterson is driving the fiscal consensus
China’s Rise, America’s Fall (I thought the same thing about Why Nations Fail)
Vast Mexico Bribery Case Hushed Up by Wal-Mart After Top-Level Struggle (will anyone go to jail? See above)
I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled

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