Links 1/31/13

Links for you. Science:

New Strain of Norovirus Is Circulating in the U.S.
Sin, stigma and syringes: The struggle for harm reduction
Link to African Ebola Found in Bats Suggests Virus Is More Widespread
The NIH must dismantle the corrosive competitive culture of science
A belly full of worm

Other:

No, the 90 Percent Debt Threshold Hasn’t Been Proven (excellent and important)
Study: Nearly half are overqualified for their jobs (but we need more job training programs. Or something)
Ever seen a whale photobomb a juvenile gull?
Law and empathy
Sonia Sotomayor Debate: Should Unhappy Lawyers Blame Themselves?
New Jersey Governor Vetoes Minimum Wage Increase (he’s still an asshole)
Mike Petrilli: Shame on the Garfield Teachers!
‘Revenge porn’ is about degrading women sexually and professionally
An oft-ignored lesson of 2012: The case for appeasing the base
The Truth About Little Women Carrying Big Wounded Men in Combat
When GOP complains about ‘takers versus makers,’ they’re complaining about their own base
Not much call for sandwiches in the Common at night in the middle of a snowstorm
For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II
Scholar At Conservative Think Tank Basically Tells Other Conservatives To Shut Up About The National Debt
Joe Scarborough and the Beltway Deficit Feedback Loop

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One Response to Links 1/31/13

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    The Truth About Little Women Carrying Big Wounded Men in Combat
    Conservative pundit George Will made this case on ABC’s This Week Sunday, claiming:
    “You’re 6’4″, 240-pound Marine, and you’re injured, and you need a Marine next to you to carry you back to safety, and the Marine next to you is a 5’4″ woman who weighs 115 pounds. It’s relevant.”

    Remind me again, how long did Will serve in the marines? Has anyone else noticed the predominance of chicken-hawks among the conservative elite?

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