Links 7/12/12

Links for you. Science:

What are oppossums? (must-read)
Texas drought, British heat linked to climate change
Too many scientists?
NASA’s cowardly responses to their #arseniclife FAIL
The Mind of the Prodigy (this is why I think a lot of very smart people are horrified by the concept of ‘teaching critical thinking skills.’ You have to know stuff)

Other:

Employees Ready “Out of the Box” at What Cost? (must-read)
Moneyball, Superman, Angry Royals Fans and Education Reform?
A Public Policy School Professor Glorifies Lies, Murder, and Crony Capitalism
Low-Income Students In The CREDO Charter School Study (The Economist is making much ado about 0.01 standard deviations)
AN INVISIBLE OPTION IN THE AFTERMATH OF SLAUGHTER’S “WHY WOMEN CAN’T HAVE IT ALL” (very interesting)
A Communication from Your Central Bank
Growth is lagging because spending is lagging – the solution is clear
The Uber Battle: How D.C.’s atrocious, corrupt, and outdated taxicab cartel lived to see another day
Abandoned Walmart Recycled As Public Library
Manufactured quotes: News organizations fail to disclose “regular Joe” businessmen’s lobbying ties
The bad luck of Irish women
Progressives and the states
Paul Krugman Slams New York Times Colleague, CNBC: ‘One Zombie Idea After Another’ (even if you disagree with Krugman, TV is so stupid)
Three Important Distinctions In How We Talk About Test Scores

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4 Responses to Links 7/12/12

  1. physicalist says:

    Possums are a must read? Well , Ok then . . .

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