Sunday Links For Ya!

Here’s some links for you. The science stuff:

  1. Better keyboards could reduce MRSA transmission in hospitals.
  2. Here’s a very good post on land development and eutrophication.
  3. From Scientific American, an article on the destruction of the world’s fisheries.
  4. Fellow ScienceBlogling Jonah Lehrer discusses what can be done about the fisheries collapse
  5. All of avian influenza can be divided into four parts: fellow ScienceBlogling Revere finishes his four part series about avian influenza.
  6. A post of mine about the effects of antibiotic resistance in Kenya.

The other stuff:

  1. driftglass asks Andrew Sullivan, “So how did you not notice this 1,000-mile-high bag of flaming dog shit that has been burning and stinking on the porch of the Republican Party for the last 25 years?” It’s a nice historical perspective on the Christopath Uruk-hai.
  2. Ezra Klein wants realism about, not hagiography of, our troops.
  3. What the Haggard scandal means for those in the Dominionist Christian camp.
  4. In Montana, some ‘local’ property rights initiatives are actually funded by an out-of-state developer. And he’s gone national too.
  5. Jamison Foer catalogues the media attrocities.
  6. Cry, the Beloved Stupid Country: a hysterical take on faith-based anti-nuclear proliferation efforts.
  7. A must-read piece about how decent people project their own decency onto sociopaths and other assorted harmful people.
  8. When it comes to the impending Republican electoral collapse, the Republicans are already engaging in the soft bigotry of low expectations.
  9. In a post about crow-eating neocons, tristero knocks it out of the park.
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