Links for you. Science:
Lessons from the History of Insulin
The Needlessly Inscrutable Geography of Scientific Funding
Delusions of Danger: Why the food movement’s demonization of genetically modified crops isn’t just scientifically baseless—it’s politically stupid.
Did Global Warming Cause Hurricane Sandy?
Sequencing companies show off for genetics meeting
Romney Party Not Worth the Cost
Harry Reid: Filibuster Reform Will Be Pursued In The Next Congress
The Real Real America
Nate Silver, the audacity of maths and the innumeracy of political commentary
The Great Religious Realignment
Conservatism is Dead…Because It Lives
Obama’s Victory, Never Much in Doubt, Based on Populist Appeal to Swing Voters
Wall Street’s Bad Investment Decision (if you strike a king, you must kill him)
Labor Agency: Upper Crust Pizzeria Owes Workers $850,000
Why Mitt Romney Lost: A Simple, Overriding Theory
Akin And Mourdock Were Not “Outliers”
Obama Got Aggressive on Reproductive Rights, and Won
Is Nate Silver’s popularity good or bad for quantitative political science?
When quants tell stories