Links for you. Science:
David Plotz is Fundamentally Wrong On Science and Engineering, and It Matters (must-read; also see this and this)
Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning
South Korea Surrenders to Creationist Demands
Complete Genomics Announces Restructuring Plan and Review of Strategic Alternatives (simply reinforces my belief that the first widespread clinical use of genomics will be microbial, not human)
White people gone wild (when will we do something about degenerate suburban culture)
‘Simplistic Keynesians’ still right about the economy
U.S. Child Poverty in International Context (my thoughts on the study here)
Government regulation that actually works
Six days in Israel, 45 years ago: My Israeli general father knew the 1967 war was an opportunity for peace.
BIOTERRORDOME: BU PUTS THE DIS-EASE IN DISEASE (somewhat hysterical, but you have to get buy-in from the community; BU has failed miserably at that)
A Hidden Economic Ideology: Six Flaws In The CBO’s New Report
Abortion Qualms on Morning-After Pill May Be Unfounded (it has nothing to do with ‘qualms’ and everything to do with controlling female sexuality–they will find something else to complain about)
So you walked back in through a bolted door and did it all again
Warning to US Journalists: Do NOT Ask Difficult Questions of Powerful CEOs
PROSPECTUS FOR SILICON VALLEY’S NEXT HOT TECH IPO, WHERE NOTHING COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG.