Links 3/18/12

Links for you. Science:

A Reminder That Science Can Override Pressure
Human fossils hint at new species
Diabetes & H.pylori – a correlation but no known causation despite authors claims
The downsides of meritocracy
Women and children first
Why Do Creationists Believe As They Do?

Other:

Killing the competition: How the new monopolies are destroying open markets (must-read)
Barbara Ehrenreich: American Poverty, 50 Years Later (also must-read)
Pundits Are Not a Conserved Quantity (while we’re at it, let’s replace airport CNN with silly cat videos. Seriously)
The Public Money Monopoly (Pt. I)
Sandra Fluke’s a slut because her boyfriend’s a dirty Jewish Jew (you do realize what ‘Alinsky’ is code for, don’t you?)
Question regarding Arizona Bill 2625
Will New York City Get A Subway For Garbage?
Arizona’s new slut law (interesting personal perspective)
Economics now = Freudian psychology in the 1950s: More on the incoherence of “economics exceptionalism”
Randi Weingarten: Stop the Testing Obsession
March Madness and the ‘Civil Rights Movement for Our Times’
Getting closer to sane transportation legislation
Why am I not surprised? (why did Nisbet publish a report with such fundamentally flawed data? If you don’t understand the limitations of data, then maybe you shouldn’t be hectoring scientists for a living. Just saying)

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One Response to Links 3/18/12

  1. Bayesian Bouffant, FCD says:

    “why did Ni$bet publi$h a report with $uch fundamentally flawed data?”

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