Links 1/25/13

Links for you. Science:

The Real Truth About Weight Gain and Contraception
Sedentary behaviour associated with 6-year increase in waist circumference (but not much else) in the Quebec Family Study
What’s in Your Vagina?
Stalk-eyed flies
Yo OA wackanuts! My funding agencies do set the rules for where I publish.
The Secret to Losing Weight, According to My New High-Tech Fitness Monitor, Is (Wait for It…) Walking

Other:

Gun advocates are right, we should compare guns to cars (excellent)
Did the Pro-Life Movement Lead to More Single Moms? (must-read)
Do We Really Want to Live Without the Post Office? The postal service is not a federal agency. It does not cost taxpayers a dollar. It loses money only because Congress mandates that it do so. What it is is a miracle of high technology and human touch. It’s what binds us together as a country.
Gratuitous driving in film
As Obama heads back to office, a battle rages over the tech that got him reelected: Programmers and politicians spar over sharing the campaign-winning code with the public
Dumb America
Bill Clinton, Still Wrong about Guns
Inequality, the Second Great Depression, and mainstream economics
Creationism and racism
NRA’s Nugent: Obama “is an evil dangerous man who hates America and hates freedom”
Air Force Uses Martin Luther King Jr. to Promote Nuclear Warfare
That claim that students whose parents pay for more of college get worse grades
The press underplays the Geithner leak: A Fed president claims the now-Treasury Secretary gave inside information to Wall Street

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One Response to Links 1/25/13

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    Ted Nugent: The president of the United States goes to the Vietnam Memorial Wall and pretends to honor 58,000 American heroes…

    There’s a funny story about Ted Nugent and the Viet Nam era draft board.

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