Links 11/16/12

Links for you. Science:

NINDS joins the grant-funding-outcome party
Great whites ‘not evolved from megashark’
Have your soda and lose weight too?: A new Pepsi product in Japan claims to do just that.
DNA sequencing of MRSA used to stop outbreak
A Few Things to Consider Before Eating Wild Mushrooms


What I Learned in a Decade Fighting for the Labor Movement (long, but worth the read)
Why Do We Let Kids Play Tackle Football? (a serious question: what age do we allow kids to begin wrestling? It’s later than 8 or 9, right?)
What is All This For? (of course, the author will be accused of hating freedom or some other silliness)
Dude or dude-bro: ten ways to tell
The new poverty measure is out, and it’s grim
Want Less Inequality? Tax It
Principals sway new teachers to stay or quit
I Once Was Obese. And now I’m not. Please don’t applaud me for losing the weight.
Fetish for making things ignores real work
Why aren’t we all using Japanese toilets? (people are really resistant to change when it comes to very basic things)
What happens to women denied abortions? This is the first scientific study to find out.
The inconvenient truths of 2012

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4 Responses to Links 11/16/12

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    I’m totally a dude, but I have a friend who’s a dude-bro.

  2. JohnV says:

    I think they start wrestling for kids that young. Actually a check of the internet brings me to some terribly designed web pages suggesting that tournaments exist for 5-6 year olds. Presumably with modified rules (the flexibility of kids that age might make it a bit wonky :P).

  3. sciliz says:

    I’m afraid of Japanese toilets, and all new things.

  4. Gingerbaker says:

    What is your concern about wrestling?

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