Links 7/28/12

Links for you. Science:

It Takes an 8-Year-Old to Outsmart a Crow
Kirk Johnson Named Director of Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
The Joker’s Wild: On the Ecology of Gun Violence in America
A forgotten but crucial cause for the pertussis epidemic
Superbug resistance follows seasonal drug use


“We Do Absolutely Anything They Ask”: How the NRA’s Grading System Keeps Congress on Lockdown (it has as much to do with hippie punching as corruption)
Incredible Jon Stewart piece ripping apart Fox News for their “you didn’t build that” smear
Let’s Just Say It: The Republicans AND the Media Are the Problem
The origins of money, and saving the euro
Is Pop Music Evolving, or Is It Just Getting Louder?
Vouching for Failure in Louisiana Schools
Who Gets To Be a Geek? Anyone Who Wants to Be
The newsonomics of Amazon vs. Main Street
Future Sex: The Google Problems of Rapists
Let’s Stop Stereotyping Loners: If anything loners are a tad less violent than gregarious people.
The Checkpoint: Terror, Power, and Cruelty
More TARP Bashing
Mitt Romney’s slips of the tongue aren’t the problem: It’s what he says when he’s thinking.
Fake Meat So Good It Will Freak You Out

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