Links 5/21/12

Links for you. Science:

La Sierra University: We want our scientists to make us look good, not teach our students science
We’re Using More of the Few Antibiotics Left
Why Aren’t Cities Littered With Dead Pigeons?
Stop the Tarbosaurus Auction! (these fossils also have no geological context once they’re recovered)
Awesome vintage science book covers.


Pissing Match: Is the World Ready for the Waterless Urinal?
Urban entertainment districts: Blocks where no one has fun
Like John Scalzi Says, White Straight Male Is Life’s Easiest Difficulty Setting. So Why Do White Guys Think They’re Oppressed?
“Lowest Difficulty Setting” Follow-Up
The Campaign Against Women
Ah, For the Ignorance that Is Ignorant of Itself
How the 1% caused the Facebook IPO Bust
Birtherism as Rube Bait
The Most Evil Thing about College Sports: Athletic scholarships are no guarantee of a four-year education. They can be yanked after one year, for any reason.
Why Are Teen Moms Poor? Surprising new research shows it’s not because they have babies. They have babies because they’re poor. (didn’t research that’s 10-20 years old show the same thing? Oy, technobrats)
Education encourages integration? (we are far less integrated by class and education)
J. D. Alt: Playing Monopolis Monopoly: An inquiry into why we are making ourselves so miserable

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