Links 12/20/11

Links for you. Science:

What genetics should all our students learn? (“Stop, you’re teaching the wrong stuff!”)
On the Stability of IQ
When Environmental Regulations Promote Ecological Devastation (the problem seems to be local disparity in regulations, but discuss amongst yourselves. OR BLOG IT!)
Lactose intolerant when you shouldn’t be


The Hard (Wish We Were) Working Poor (short and to the point; remember over 1 million people applied for jobs at McDonald’s)
How Ayn Rand Seduced Generations of Young Men and Helped Make the U.S. Into a Selfish, Greedy Nation
Nerds and Male Privilege
In Rape Culture, All Men Are Guilty Until Proven Innocent
Romney’s Truthiness (“when Romney declares that Obama has been apologizing for America, or bowing to foreign leaders, or that he believes in American decline, he’s playing into right-wing fantasies. This, the right believes, is what a liberal sounds like.”)
The Nullification Chronicles Roll On
“Small Business Owner” in Walker Ad Actually a Billionaire That Helped Outsource Thousands of Jobs to China
Founder of garb-on-the-go company dispenses sage advice on startup (yes, you can now buy underwear in a vending machine. Just what you always needed…)
Secrecy protects doctors with long histories of problems
Congress cuts LIHEAP — because giving billions to the rich is no fun unless you also get to screw the poor (I wrote about this here)
L.A. schools’ healthful lunch menu panned by students
“Yes, but”: More on Hitchens and Hagiography
Why Is the N.Y.P.D. After Me?
Evidence of market manipulation in the financial crisis

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