Links for you. Science:
Mapping the healthy human microbiome
Not Free, Not Easy, Not Trivial — The Warehousing and Delivery of Digital Goods
Male Homosexuality Study: Gay Men Have Evolutionary Benefit For Their Families, New Research Suggests (no idea what to make of this; definitely needs to be replicated)
The Critics of Social Science Are Sometimes the Best Defenders of Social Science
Statistical Abstract for My Home of Spokane, Washington (excellent)
As Chicago teachers vote to strike, Massachusetts Teachers Association cuts a deal (what is frustrating about this is that Massachusetts has one of the best educational systems in the world. There is no crisis here)
Will Massachusetts Teachers ‘Stand’ Against Attacks?
In defense of the Black Widow (spoilers for Avengers movie)
Republicans think they’re going to win the Jewish vote. Again.
State of Alabama “Bans” Sustainable Development (Alabama is saved from the scourge of light bulb vigilantes)
How Does Private Equity Make Money?
We Spend So Much Money On Horrible Stuff
Is Globalization Good for America’s Middle Class? Part 2
Why Do Yahoo Email Users Consume 11 Percent More Energy Than Gmail Users?
The day American democracy died?
Alabama Public Television Executives Fired Because They Didn’t Want to Air Videos by Pseudo-Historian David Barton
What happened to Nemschoff Chairs?
LOUISIANA WAS TOTALLY COOL WITH PAYING FOR KIDS TO GO TO RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS UNTIL OTHER RELIGIONS SHOW UP