Links 2/11/12

Links for you. Science:

Would Real Wolves Act Like the Wolves of ‘The Grey’? (funny)
The paradox of the prickly: Why grow thorns if they don’t work? (excellent)
Peppered Moths Re-examined: The textbook example of Darwinian evolution is tested and confirmed.
Goodbye, Magic Bullet: Hello, Highly Resistant Gonorrhea (but people have religious objections to contraception, including condoms. I hope all those idiots get a gruesome case of the clap)


How Economists Contributed to the Financial Crisis (must-read)
The Deserving Poor
Their So-Called Journalism, or What I Saw at the Women’s Mags (this, of course, doesn’t happen at politics-oriented magazines…)
Booze (in Boston. With maps!)
Chart of the Day: Unleaded Gasoline and Teen Pregnancy
Red State of Georgia Has Declared War on Religion
Why Wall Street Should Stop Whining
Wired’s Embarrassing Whitewash of Foxconn
Ronald Reagan: Welfare Queen of Montana (or: Tax Tips for Mitt Romney)
Wake up and stop resisting
iEmpire: Apple’s Sordid Business Practices Are Even Worse Than You Think
A global warming conspiracy theorist has won 4 states, should we be worried?
No Country for Old Men actually makes a lot more sense after you realize it’s a shameless rip-off of Team Fortress 2. (in fairness, The Road really did suck)

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