Links 3/6/13

Links for you. Science:

Bittman changes his tune on Sugar Study, while Mother Jones Doubles Down
Did We Doom the Mammoths? The end times of saber-toothed cats, giant wombats, and carnivorous koalas.
So how do we fix the Ph.D/Postdoc glut?
Sequester Starts, NASA to Lose $896 Million
The Black Queen Hypothesis (actually sounds like niche construction more than anything else)

Other:

The Maximum Impact of the Minimum Wage (excellent; how does pre-K do anything to raise wages? The problem is a power imbalance, not skills)
Why The Sequester Really Happened (Hint It Has Nothing To Do With The Deficit)–excellent
Why Are Walmart Billionaires Bankrolling Phony School ‘Reform’ In LA?
Solve This Problem Please — Microbiology Results in Electronic Medical Records
Are We in Danger of a Beer Monopoly?
Student Loan Bubble So Big It’s Trumping Credit Cards as a Spending Driver
Mooching Off Medicaid
The Sequestering of Barack Obama
The Difference Between a Happy Marriage and Miserable One: Chores
Why Anti-Choicers Can’t Stop Saying Stupid Things About Rape (my take here)
Data Driving: At The Intersection Of Arbitrary And Meaningful
Stubbing Out Cigarettes for Good
The Sequester Is President Obama’s Fault

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