Links for you. Science:
The genetics of stupidity
Indonesian zoo aims to stub out orangutan’s smoking habit
The Meaning of the Higgs
The obligatory science sour grapes post (CRANKY BIOPHYSICIST IS VERY CRANKY)
The whole-exome vs. whole-genome sequencing debate
S.H.A.M.E.: Arianna Huffington (must-read)
Negative productivity consequences of long economics journal review times
The Failure of the Federal Gvernment to Offset State and Local Austerity is Hurting Job Growth
Free Riders and Public Goods — Real and Fake
Where Is the Liberal Outrage? Conservatives are pillorying John Roberts for his health care decision. Why don’t liberals get angry when their justices fail to deliver?
Major Rent Strike Against Millionaire Slumlord Catches Fire in Brooklyn: As foreclosures continue to put historic pressure on the nation’s rental market, slumlords now have more opportunity than ever to prey on the most vulnerable of tenants.
Joe Walsh– The Dream Opponent… But Will He Resign Now?
Sloth photobombs volunteers in Costa Rica
The Rise and Fall and Rise of Great Public Spaces
How Zero Hedge makes your money vanish (Reading through the comments, it seems that if the behavorial economists really want to make their mark, they need to study how the male ego drives markets and economics)
Drew Brees, Union Power and the Big Payback
Israeli Draft Pits Secular Jews vs. Ultra-Orthodox
‘When We Go Out, the Lights Go Out’: Workers Locked Out at Con Ed